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SubjectRe: Announcing Binary Compatibility/Testing


On Wed, 13 Oct 2004, Robert Love wrote:
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> Any other incompatibility lies in libraries, but we have library
> versioning.

No we don't.

Yes, we "have the technology". But it's not actually used for libc (which
is most of the problematic stuff), so we do not actually have library
versioning.

Instead, glibc tries very hard to be binary compatible, and invariably
fails occasionally.

Oh, well.

Linus
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