Subject: Re: i386 elf and libc
To: Michael Richardson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 12/10/1999 08:59:04
On Thu, 09 Dec 1999 22:28:52 -0500
Michael Richardson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Is there any reason to have library version numbers the same across
Yes, consistency, easier release engineering, etc.
> It sure would have made life easier to live without COMPAT_AOUT if we
> had bumped the major versions on ELF stuff!!!
Um... Linux did the "major major bump" on their ELF transition, and as
I recall, it caused no end of problems for some people.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>