Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/lib/libc
To: Christos Zoulas <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: source-changes
Date: 09/08/2003 07:07:53
On Monday, September 8, 2003, at 06:56  AM, Christos Zoulas wrote:

> 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.

Have we ever done this before when a new kernel was required for a new 
libc?  Are we going to do this every time a new arch gets the siginfo 

         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>