Subject: Re: src/gnu/usr.bin/egcs/common
To: None <>
From: Michael C. Richardson <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/17/1999 18:05:07
>>>>> "Chris" == Chris G Demetriou <> writes:
    Chris> "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.

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

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

  Yes, we would have to do that.

  But, not if we provide a non-threads that was compatible with
the old code.

  Why even have a major number?

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