[Bug 3548] Upgrading from openssl-3.0.8 to openssl-3.1.0 leads to version mismatch error

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Wed Mar 15 10:23:16 AEDT 2023


--- Comment #6 from Sam James <sam at gentoo.org> ---
(In reply to Damien Miller from comment #4)
> I could interpret this to mean that a minor release could adding
> API. It would still be API/ABI compatible but only in one direction.

This is generally the case for any shared library because of symbol
versioning - you often can't upgrade, build a bunch of stuff against
the new version, then downgrade it. But openssh has very few
dependencies and even fewer which use symbol versioning so, I guess
this doesn't come up often.

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