Re: LinuxThreads soname
On Wed, 29 Jan 1997, Marc Ewing wrote:
> > Doing this for distributions with sophisticated packaging systems such
> > as Debian and RedHat would be a real nightmare.
> Only if the user upgrades incrementally, right? If the distribution
> comes with a full set of rebuilt packages, including a /lib/libc5
> package, wouldn't things be OK?
True, but how are you going to make sure a user doesn't try to upgrade
incrementally? Also, developers will still need a transition
strategy. All of those rebuilt packages won't magically appear all at
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