Subject: Re: various stuff -- current sources, sun-lamp, changes...
To: Chris G. Demetriou <>
From: None <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/27/1994 22:00:52
> also, in order to keep your lives interesting, i've recently made
> a bunch of changes which will probably cause no end of 'fun'.
> anyway: two libc major number bumps (don't ask... 8-), and
> now off_t's are 64 bits wide, and uid_t and gid_t's are now
> 32 bits wide.  lots of associated changes.  fully backward compatible,
> though.  be SURE you install new include files before you do
> anything like compiling and installing new binaries, or *very* bad
> things may happen to you, including your file systems being eaten,
> if you do the wrong things...

How does the backward compatibility work?  Did you make a bunch of new
system calls?

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