On Thu, Sep 28, 2000 at 10:50:53PM +0900, Seigo Tanimura wrote:
> Here is another possible trouble. While libc.so.4 with nsswitch no
> longer requires the magic '+' entry, libc.so.3 and earlier still
> require '+'.

If one needs to support applications using libc.so.3, then one needs
to use the nsswitch compat mode (which is the default).

OTOH, I hope to have nsswitch in 4.2-RELEASE.  (I do the develoment
on 4-STABLE.) 

> What we need before 5.0-RELEASE meets the world is a tool to find
> binaries linked against libc.so.3 and earlier, and give a warning. 

This would be useful in any case.

> It would also be helpful for us to (semi-)automatically update old
> binaries installed by ports. (I have been trying this for a couple of
> days)

Personally I don't want sysinstall or make world to touch my ports.
But a tool to do this would be great.

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