Subject: Re: stdio FILE extension
To: None <>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/13/2001 23:00:55
> We can't bumb the libc major number, ever.  We would have to bumb all
> the major numbers of all shared libraries - our own and third-party -
> that reference libc (that is, all of them).

(a) So?

(b) What reason do you have to think that every last shared library in
existence refers to libc?  I suspect there are at least a few that are
entirely standalone.

(c) Why not?  It's been bumped 11 times already.

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