libstdc++ version bump.
alfred at freebsd.org
Tue Jun 28 18:39:46 GMT 2005
* David O'Brien <obrien at freebsd.org> [050628 11:27] wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 28, 2005 at 08:46:27AM -0700, Alfred Perlstein wrote:
> > I just got bitten by an upgrade from 5.2.1 to 5.4 where my apps
> > linked with c++ stopped working. The solution I had to do was to
> > copy an old 5.2.1 libstdc++ over my 5.4 one. My question is, why
> > wasn't the library version bumped for this incompatible change?
> Because 5.2.1 was 5-CURRENT. Not until 5.3 did we make any ABI stability
> cares or guarantees. It was a conscientious decision the release
> management team made. I'm sure one could have built a 5.2.1 kernel
> module (.ko) that is broken on 5.3-RELEASE and 5-STABLE.
The difference between kernel compat and userland binary compat...
How very upsetting.
Thanks for your help on chat though. Hopefully linking
static against libstdc++ on the 5.2.1 machine will fix things.
- Alfred Perlstein
- email: bright at mu.org cell: 408-480-4684
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