Subject: Re: isprint() and isblank()
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <email@example.com>
From: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/20/2001 13:50:19
On Sat, 20 Jan 2001, Todd Vierling wrote:
: This breaks the ABI. "Binaries need to be recompiled" is not an acceptable
: solution for libc; old binaries must continue to work as they have been.
A clarification on this point: "Binaries need to be recompiled" is usually
fine for one -current date to another within one release. However, once a
structure or function has been in a released NetBSD version, its ABI is
fixed, for compatibility purposes. (That's why __RENAME() exists for
-- Todd Vierling <email@example.com> * Wasabi NetBSD: Run with it.
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