joyride 2128 smoketest
dsd at laptop.org
Wed Jul 9 15:16:13 EDT 2008
On Wed, 2008-07-09 at 21:06 +0200, Morgan Collett wrote:
> My 2c worth here... There haven't been API breaks for activities. I've
> had to do nothing to my activities to keep them working from 8.1.0 to
> joyride current.
Some external things have bitten us though. gtksourceview API change
prevents Pippy-20 from launching (that's the version installed by Bert's
script, even today)
I don't think there's any way to protect against this, since activity
writers were not predicting the future when they wrote their code.
So in answer to Kim's question:
> 1 - Is there anyway to ensure backward compatibility of activities
> (the 8.1.1 activities will work with 8.2)? -- seems like a long shot
> to me.
No. But hopefully there is not very much breakage.
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