Re: glibc recompiling was Re: libc resolver problem solved (critical bug)
Because my name appears in the README for autoup.sh and
cd_autoup.sh, I frequently am asked for help on upgrades. I recently
had an inquiry regarding upgrading a 1.1 system to 2.0 r2.
I plan to keep an upgrade path from pre-hamm versions in all
future releases, at least until the next incompatible-change like
a.out/elf and libc5/libc6.
I think all applications should be upgradeable no matter how
many releases a user has skipped.
|_) _ |_ Robert D. Hilliard <email@example.com>
|_) (_) |_) Palm City, FL USA PGP Key ID: A8E40EB9
Wichert Akkerman <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
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> Previously Brian White wrote:
> > You might want to wait two releases, but I think you could remove them
> > then.
> At least 2; I've had questions from people why upgraded while skipping
> one or two releases, which gave some interesting problems.