[zeromq-dev] 4.x api changes

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Sun Oct 13 00:03:31 CEST 2013

On Sat, Oct 12, 2013 at 9:59 PM, Charles Remes <lists at chuckremes.com> wrote:

> I have a vague memory that zmq_init and zmq_term were supposed to be deprecated and replaced by zmq_ctx_new and zmq_ctx_term. If that's the case, are these older functions going to be removed from the 4.x api?
> I have a feeling the answer is "no" since the 4.01 "stable" has already been released. Breaking API changes aren't allowed anymore under semantic versioning rules.

They're still there and indeed, if we remove them (which I guess we
will eventually), we'll have to make a new version for the ABI.
There's no real cost to leaving the functions there afaics.

I've been rather more aggressive in CZMQ about removing deprecated
functions because there is less install base.


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