Subject: Re: Enhanced locale support for 1.4
To: None <email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Noriyuki Soda <email@example.com>
Date: 06/22/1999 16:08:15
> > Unfortunately, if it is completed, "struct __sFILE" (i.e. FILE of
> > <stdio.h>) will be changed, thus, I suppose that __RENAME hack
> > doesn't work well.
> Wow. yeah, any significant mods to FILE would go far to remove any
> hope of backward compatibility. *sigh*
> Changing binary formats _and_ having to bump all the major numbers
> at the same time is kinda annoying.
Hm. I see.
> More likely it's best to do in a "2.0" revision.
Probably we can postpone the changes to FILE until NetBSD-2.0,
and other part can be integrated with the __RENAME hack.
> One good thing about bumping the version: it means that all of the
> existing __RENAME hacks can go away. 8-)