Subject: Re: threads support (scheduler activation) and libraries
To: Havard Eidnes <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/25/2002 11:41:37
Havard Eidnes <> writes:
> I guess a consequence of this would be obsoleting the current API
> (cannot keep _res as is when we move away from a bind4-based resolver),
> and if I've not misunderstood, this will mean that we will need to do a
> major version bump of libc, something we have been putting off for quite
> a while (and for good reason, I guess).

Doing a major version bump of libc is actually quite easy. We simply
have to bump the major version number of practically everything.

More seriously, we ultimately need to figure out how to deal with this
problem. We can't be paralyzed by it forever.

Perry E. Metzger
"Ask not what your country can force other people to do for you..."