Subject: Re: Enhanced locale support for 1.4
To: None <,>
From: Noriyuki Soda <>
List: tech-userlevel
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-)