breaking change

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NounEdit

breaking change (plural breaking changes)

  1. (computing) A change in one part of a software system that causes other parts to fail; occurs most often in shared libraries of code used by multiple applications
    "Not possible to fix old entries without a breaking change, so remap old to new in import lib."

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Last modified on 17 June 2013, at 23:43