Daniel Eischen wrote: > On Fri, 14 Nov 2003, Andrew Gallatin wrote: > > Can't we bump the libc version so that dynamically linked, non-system > > binaries can continue to work? Having things like postfix and gnome > > dumping core seems excessivly bumpy. Upgrading all ports is a pain. > > I don't think that's a good idea. I've also got changes in > mind that require a libc version bump, but they aren't ready > now. I was saving them for 6.0. Other folks may also have > similar changes in mind. Do we really want to have yet another > version bump?
No, we want a minor version bump to add a new interface, but since we got rid of minor version numbers on libraries, this is no longer possible. 8-). > For 6.0, can we start off libc at libc.so.YYYYMMDD and move it > back to libc.so.6 for the first release? That way we can bump > it whenever we want to avoid the "bumpy" rides for -current > folk. This is a great idea! -- Terry _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"