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Re: G++ 2 => 3 transition (was Re: GNU C++ 3.0 porting help wanted)

On Sun, 2001-10-14 at 19:19, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 14, 2001 at 10:34:27PM +0200, Richard Atterer wrote:
> > I think it will be necessary to have the 2.x packages install their
> > files in a directory other than /usr/lib. In this case, that directory
> > also needs to be added to the library search path of g++ 2.x and to
> > /etc/ld.so.conf.
> I think you would have to increment the version number of each
> library in this case; otherwise the dynamic linker can't tell
> the old library apart from the new one.

ANd that would cause conflicts with packages compiled for systems other
than Debian, since they might not be expecting the weird version
numbers; not to mention a conflict with upstream releases.

> Hamish
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