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Re: libgcc_s, Linux, and PT_GNU_EH_FRAME, and binutils

On Mon, Aug 05, 2002 at 11:33:25AM -0400, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 05, 2002 at 11:22:27AM -0400, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> > > What's so hard on upgrading glibc?
> > 
> > I don't think requiring users who want a feature of the newer compiler
> > to upgrade their core system library is really justified.  And on older
> > OS versions, or on a self-built system, it's a pretty nervous process.
> Fine, but it should be made clear to them that they might have trouble
> running g++ 3.2 compiled applications built by others.
> Something like glibc configury which, unless --disable-sanity-checks
> is given to configure, exists with error if the result would not be binary
> compatible with others (such as trying to build without linuxthreads
> on linux).

This idea I like a great deal.

Daniel Jacobowitz                           Carnegie Mellon University
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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