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Re: gcc 3.2 transition in unstable

On Mon, Jan 06, 2003 at 10:40:09PM +0100, Matthias Klose wrote:
> Sebastian Rittau writes:
> > On Mon, Jan 06, 2003 at 06:54:20PM +0000, Eduardo Pérez Ureta wrote:
> > > And Debian changed sonames in the gcc-3.2 transition there shouldn't be
> > > any problem.
> > 
> > There is. Incompability with the LSB is worse than incompability with
> > prior Debian versions. (Otherwise we shouldn't have made the FHS
> > transition, either.)
> Note, that the LSB doesn't talk yet about C++ compatibility. There is
> discussion about adding C++ to the LSB. See
> 	http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/libstdc++/2003-01/msg00014.html
> AFAIK g++-3.3 still has ABI changes compared to g++-3.2, so there may
> be another ABI change. In Autumn 2002 there has been a discussion of
> adding a compatibility flag to retain g++-3.2 compatibility in
> g++-3.3, but I didn't follow this discussion ...

It was done.  In addition, the ABI changes are very small, and affected
code generates warnings.

Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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