On Mon, 20 Jan 2003, Andreas Schuldei wrote: > i understood him this way: glibcs *portability* is large, since > it is not only portabel over several archs but also over several > kernels. > > bsds libc is less portable (only accross different archs) so its > portability is smaller.
At a source or a binary level? A NetBSD 1.6 box can run NetBSD 1.0 binaries, complete with their shared libraries. A NetBSD 1.0 binary should even run against a NetBSD 1.6 libc (modulus a.out or ECOFF changes to ELF). -- David Brownlee - CTO Purple Interactive - (0)20 8742 8880 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message