Subject: Re: src/gnu/usr.bin/egcs/common
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael C. Richardson <email@example.com>
Date: 12/17/1999 18:05:07
>>>>> "Chris" == Chris G Demetriou <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Chris> "Michael C. Richardson" <email@example.com> 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 libc.so.12.X that was compatible with
the old code.
Why even have a major number?
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