DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2005-05
Re: libc update progress?
joerg wrote @ Sat, 30 Apr 2005 20:55:36 +0200:
> On Sat, Apr 30, 2005 at 06:39:43PM +0000, Rahul Siddharthan wrote:
> > Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >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.
> > One of the big advantages FreeBSD has over Linux is that old binaries
> > don't break when you upgrade libc. No pkg-add'ing or RTFM'ing or
> > any voodoo needed. Let's not change that. Many DragonFly users are
> > former FreeBSD users.
> I don't remove the old libc and I'm not going to do that. It will
> be moved away from /usr/lib into /usr/lib/compat or so, but not yet.
> If you install a new world, you don't have the old libs, which means
> you can't simply use e.g. gobsd's packages. That's what the compat
> package is meant for. This is the same way as FreeBSD handles it BTW.
Btw. i have both libc.so.4 and libc.so.5 packages on ftp.fortunat.net.
libc.so.4 with gcc2 (not many):
libc.so.4 with gcc34 (not updated anymore)
libc.so.5 with gcc34 (maintained):