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Re: HEADS UP: I will be merging christos-time_t by the end of the week
On Mon, Jan 05, 2009 at 02:57:00AM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> In article <20090105025239.GD28903%britannica.bec.de@localhost>,
> Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost> wrote:
> >On Sun, Jan 04, 2009 at 09:13:57PM -0500, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> >> - libc, provide compat, no bump
> >What about structures that have inline time_t members? Otherwise
> >this is a serious issue waiting to be hit. Just consider two different
> >libraries, one old, one new, both using stat(2).
> All have been versioned. Including rpc, etc.
How can you version structures if libraries interact based on the
expected format? If you have a library built with the old struct stat,
it will fail if it gets a struct stat from a new libc and vice versa.
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