CppCon 2017: How to Break an ABI

Gennadiy Rozental’s Lightning Talk

By Tom Manshreck, Abseil Tech Writer

Breaking an ABI is seldom your first choice, but what do you do if you simply must break this contract with your developers?

Check out Gennadiy Rozental’s talk on how we implemented our own ::string class in Google, decided we eventually should move back to a std::string, and how we kept Google’s engineers happy during the transition.


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