Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/lib/libc
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: source-changes
Date: 09/08/2003 09:56:31
On Sep 7,  5:48pm, (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.