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



On Sun, Oct 14, 2001 at 08:08:18PM -0400, Sean Middleditch wrote:
> 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.

Quite right!


Hamish
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Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>



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