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Re: libc 2.0.7u-6 shlibs

On Wed, 25 Nov 1998, Gergely Madarasz wrote:

> Hello!
> There was a need to put a version information in the libc shlibs file in
> earlier versions of 2.0.7u (__register_frame_info problem), but now that
> we have a 2.0.7u compiled correctly it isn't needed any more, so the
> version dependency could be removed. This way packages compiled on slink
> will run on a hamm system, without a libc upgrade (the libcs are
> compatible now).

My memory (often faulty) says that there was another reason for the
backward incompatibility, but I don't remember what it was. Unless someone
else can remember, I will remove the version dependency from shlibs in the
next release.

Waiting is,

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