Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/lib/libc
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 09/08/2003 09:56:31
On Sep 7, 5:48pm, firstname.lastname@example.org (Jason Thorpe) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/lib/libc
| Uh, you should not need to bump the libc version at all. The signal
| trampoline symbol is referenced interally only. No externally-visible
| libc symbols changed, and therefore, you should not have bumped the
| shlib version.
| What problem are you attempting to avoid, here?
People who do not read the instructions, and build a new userland with
an old kernel, and suddently all their binaries core dump. By bumping
the minor, I burn a number, but they can easily recover by removing the
new library and making a few symlinks.