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Re: glibc vs BSD libc

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

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