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Re: Archive purge?

On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 10:05:20AM -0700, Ryan Murray wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 24, 2001 at 12:22:56PM +0200, Florian Lohoff wrote:
> > I havent followed nor seen the discussion on ABI change. Could someone
> > elaborate on that ?
> It was some time ago -- from sjhill.  There weren't that many people commenting
> on it at the time.
> I've attached the latest message I can see on it -- I don't seem to have the
> discussion anymore.
> If we decided to go this route, we need the patches to gcc and libc, and
> possibly the archive purge this thread is on.  As this is being done on
> gcc-3.0, it may be a good idea to change the mips architectures to use that
> as the default gcc at this point...

Why does this break binary compatibily - From my understanding just
the symbol order may change as the symbol order selection is different
(Which gave problems with the insmod elf loader stuff)

Florian Lohoff                  flo@rfc822.org             +49-5201-669912
     Why is it called "common sense" when nobody seems to have any?

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