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Re: 5.1 vs. 6.0_BETA
On Sat, Feb 25, 2012 at 01:58:02PM +0000, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> > After updating the system from 5.1 to 6.0_BETA I've found that a lot of
> > applications built for 5.1 stop working due to lack of __cerror in libc.
> > mediatomb, for example, says
> > /usr/lib/librt.so.0: Undefined symbol "__cerror" (symnum = 12)
> > This change probably comes from here
> > http://mail-index.netbsd.org/tech-userlevel/2010/12/10/msg004230.html
> > Is this breakage expected?
> It doesn't matter IMHO whether it is expected or not. It is simply
> not acceptable. Backwards compatibility has always been and still
> is an important goal for NetBSD.
Sure. I think this has to be fixed before 6.0_BETA can be officially
Could bumping the major number of these libraries be an alternative
to exporting __cerror again ? What are the pros and cons of each
Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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