Subject: Re: libahdi [Re: CVS commit: basesrc]
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 02/08/2000 16:48:55
On Tue, 8 Feb 2000, David Brownlee wrote:

> On Tue, 8 Feb 2000, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> > Well, moving it out of libutil will require us to bump the major number.
> 	Which would bring us back to bumping the major of libc?

No. It would only require us to bump the major number of libraries linked
against it, which is none AFAIK.

The libc business is that allmost all (if not all) libraries include
references to libc bits. So if libc changes, they all have to change.

> 	Its not present in 1.4.X libutil... hmm - given the only thing it
> 	would affect if we moved without bumping the major would be
> 	mbrlabel (fdisk is statically linked), maybe we could get away
> 	with it? :)

Maybe. What do others think?

Take care,