Subject: RE: bin/8306: /etc/rc cleans /var/run completely
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/03/1999 12:37:27
> At the time when you compiled Samba for the last time the Sys V semaphore
> syscall was still supported. After a new syscall was invented the libc
> and its headers were changed to use it. So recently compiled
> programs don't
> need the emulation of the old syscall. Old programs however are not
> affected by header changes and thus still use it.

There were times when such changes caused a heads-up mail to current-users
and a libc minor version bump ;-)

Or is running without COMPAT_${LAST_OFFICIAL_RELASE} considered a bad