Re: Next C++ transition
On Fri, Apr 30, 2004 at 04:05:37PM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
> Gregory Seidman <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > On Fri, Apr 30, 2004 at 01:31:53PM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
> > } Are there any plans how handle the next C++ transition, and when to
> > } start it?
> > Is there one on the horizon? I thought the 3.x series was maintaining
> > binary compatibility throughout.
> The soname of libstdc++ changed upstream from 3.3. and 3.4, and the
> compiler implements a somewhat different flavor of C++ (it's much
> closer to the standard now).
However, with symbol versioning and shared libgcc implemented in both
3.3 and 3.4, I don't think a transition is actually necessary - I
believe things will work OK with both versions linked in. For most
architectures, at least.
Do you have some reason to think this is wrong?
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