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Re: Preparation for creating netbsd-7 branch

On Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 05:57:52PM +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
 > > Preparing and testing such upgrade mechanism would be a bit boring work
 > > (there are few developers who care releases and sysinst itself)
 > > so I'm afraid no one will take it...
 > For the ones in base, compat versions should exist in /usr/lib/XXX.
 > Redirection magic exists.

Not for old versions of libs. (Also, last I checked, sufficiently old
i386 bins don't run on amd64 because COMPAT_xx for old xx isn't present.)

David A. Holland

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