Subject: Re: 1.4.3 vs 1.5 binary files.
To: Jorgen Lundman <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 01/24/2001 10:59:18
On Wed, Jan 24, 2001 at 03:53:13PM +0000, Jorgen Lundman wrote:
> I've always compiled my tools on my local machine, and scp'ed them to my
> remote ones and that's all been well and fine.
> However, I recently (foolishly?) upgraded my local machine to 1.5, and
> all my remote hosts are 1.4.3 (and I can't upgrade them until I
> physically go there - maybe feb) and now none of my compiles, or
> libraries work.

Why would you expect them to?  You should never expect that a binary
compiled on a newer version of the operating system would work with a
kernel from an older one.  When it does, you've just been very lucky.