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Re: libc 2.0.7u-6 shlibs

On Wed, 25 Nov 1998, Dale Scheetz wrote:

> 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.

I remember, the version was added because of the __register_frame_info
problem (it was my bugreport back then), and unfortunatelly we didn't know
then it was because of egcs.

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