[llvm-dev] [LLVMdev] [RFC] Developer Policy for LLVM C API
deadal nix via llvm-dev
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Mon Aug 17 12:50:26 PDT 2015
2015-08-17 12:46 GMT-07:00 Daniel Berlin <dberlin at dberlin.org>:
> On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 12:31 PM, James Y Knight via llvm-dev
> <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> > I'd propose that the only 100% strict rule should be that if the ABI/API
> > changes, it is done in a way that *loudly* breaks old programs -- e.g.
> > fail to compile, link, or run (depending on how the other-lang wrappers
> > accessing the API functions) -- not that you get some random weird
> > misbehavior because a function's argument types or return type has been
> > changed.
> This would require a level of testing that we don't have, just to make
> sure that happens, no?
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