Subject: Re: 1.3.3 executable on 1.4 vs 1.4 executable on 1.4
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/05/1999 00:22:09
In article <> (Yoseff Francus) writes:
>All the software I compiled for 1.3.3 runs under 1.4; I am slowly recompiling
>for 1.4. I am curious if this is actually worth doing in terms of stability
>and/or performance.

Well, it is better to compile for the latest release, so you can get rid
of old incompatible shared library copies. As for performance it can go
both ways: vfork and getcwd are faster, but the sigset_t related syscalls
will be slightly slower because the signal mask is now 128 bits.