Subject: Re: i386 elf and libc
To: Michael Richardson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 12/10/1999 08:54:59
On Thu, 09 Dec 1999 21:27:55 -0500
Michael Richardson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Why didn't we bump libc version and remove all the renames' when
> we switched from aout to elf? Aren't the library formats different?
What port switched from a.out to ELF?
> Or do I not understand something?
When you bump the libc major, you have to bump the major of every other
shlib that makes calls into libc. It's a game we'd rather not play right
now, as we have better things to be doing at the moment.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>