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Re: preparing for GCC 5, especially libstdc++6

On 25/06/15 17:44, Matthias Klose wrote:
> On 06/25/2015 01:20 PM, Matthias Klose wrote:
>> On 06/25/2015 11:23 AM, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort wrote:
>>> - You suggest that some libraries may need to be renamed due to the ABI breaks.
>>> Do you have a list of affected libraries?
>> No. Getting this list is a bit difficult. Candidates for these packages are the
>> GCC 5 build failures due to mismatched symbols files. However there may be more
>> packages which successfully build, but have additional symbols (this may be an
>> empty set, because usually some symbol names should be just replaced by new ones).
> If symbol versioning is used in a library, you probably won't see this at all,
> until the package is built using GCC 5. I'll ask for another test rebuild with a
> diverted dpkg-gensymbols to look at the generated symbols files.

Thanks Matthias. I'd be very interested in knowing more about what breaks.


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