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Re: glibc 2.1 and compatibility (Was: slink is gone, goals for potato?

At 13:59 +0100 1999-03-03, Santiago Vila wrote:
About binary compatibility:

What exactly does mean "ncurses will have to be recompiled"?

Will a libncurses4-linked program work if we upgrade libc6 to libc6_2.1?

Yes, but linking new programs against ncurses won't work until ncurses is recompiled.
Joel Klecker (aka Espy)                     <URL:http://web.espy.org/>
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