DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2005-04
Re: libc update progress?
:On Sat, Apr 30, 2005 at 09:24:42AM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
:> We do expect some major breakage temporarily. That said, I *do* want
:> all the old libraries to not only work but also be installed by a
:> build on HEAD.
:Please, not another compat. We can build them as tarball
:and put that on the webside, or even as package for use with pkg_add.
:This could be even a default package for release builds for a while.
All making a package out of it does is create confusion and more
bug reports. I believe it is important not to throw wrenches into
the works that can otherwise easily be avoided.
We are shifting to a new major library rev but there's no reason to
make life difficult for people during the transition. The CVS tree
is the right place to put this and that's what I am going to do