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Re: 64 bit time_t changes

On Mar 22, 10:22pm, ("Steven M. Bellovin") wrote:
-- Subject: Re: 64 bit time_t changes

| Interesting question.  Let me me ask a couple of questions.
| First -- will 5.0 ship with the old libc?  If not, I assume that all
| binaries, both pkgsrc and user-written, will have to be recompiled.

We will ship with the libc.12 and old binaries will work.
| Second -- when did we last bump libc?

In 1993?

| Third -- if we're going to do it, what other changes should we make at
| the same time?

- The changes mentioned in shlib_version
- Normalize some more types [size_t for example] across platforms
- Hide stdio structures
- Kill compatibility code
- remove __RENAME'd stuff

Anything else?


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