In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> "David O'Brien" writes:
: I'm not happy about bumping every shared lib. Can you answer:
Nor am I.
: (1) does a ``make world'' will not work? Peter showed that we had no
: choice with libc due to the use of the host's existing install programs.
make world works. But...
: (2) even if #1 works, will a 6mo. old binary (using one of these libs)
: run w/o the change? Will a binary from 4.2-R run?
old binaries fail w/o the bump.
: If this is just to keep one from having to reintall /usr/local/, I'm not
: sure that is suffient reason for the bumpage.
Out bumpage of libc makes all old binaries break. all of them.
: Note that if you are going to bump shlib versions, you should follow the
: libc.so versioning scheme.
For the first bump, I disagree, but for the next yes, that's right.
However, I'm leaning away from bumping now.
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