Re: The fate of libc5
On Thu, Jul 13, 2000 at 04:59:22AM +0200, Tomasz Wegrzanowski wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 12, 2000 at 10:40:40AM -0500, David Starner wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 12, 2000 at 11:11:18AM -0400, SCOTT FENTON wrote:
> > > > supporting the last 2 major library revs. If libraries disappear (or
> > > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > >
> > > That still cuts out libc5 (glibc2.1, remember)?
> > Major library revs. glibc2 is a major library rev. glibc2.1 is a minor library
> > rev.
> major revision != major number increment
> glibc uses two numbers as major release number.
> (the same with Linux-kernel, freeciv etc.).
That's arguable. We can't support glibc2.x seperately from glibc2.x+1, and in
theory, we don't need to, so they really aren't seperate major library
revisions for this purpose.
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