cvsup RELENG_6_3 to RELENG_7 impaired gnome
Jason C. Wells
jcw at highperformance.net
Mon May 26 21:54:37 UTC 2008
Oliver Fromme wrote:
> Uhm. I think that's wrong. I still have a few FreeBSD 4.x
> binaries that run fine on current versions of FreeBSD. You
> just have to install the appropriate compat* packages (and
> the COMPAT_* options in your kernel, which is by default in
> GENERIC anyway).
Indeed. My understanding is very old. I never used any COMPAT stuff
since it became available. I forgot it even existed.
The only time I would ever run COMPAT is if I had a bit of software that
couldn't be recompiled or was proprietary binary only software. That's
just a matter of preference.
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