Subject: Re: src/gnu/usr.bin/egcs/common
To: Michael C. Richardson <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/17/1999 14:38:51
"Michael C. Richardson" <> writes:
>   Yes, we have to produce and update the previous libc version for
> a major release, and this needs some changes to the src/lib/libc build
> regime to build two libcs.

Huh?  I don't understand why you think we would need to do this.

What we _would_ need to do is bump the major number of every shared
library that depends on libc, or else incompatibilities would result.
That's not just fun, it's pretty much intractable.

Chris Demetriou - -
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.