Re: cvs commit: src/lib/libc/locale none.c

From: Robert Watson <rwatson_at_FreeBSD.org>
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2007 10:20:32 +0000 (GMT)
On Sun, 25 Nov 2007, Kip Macy wrote:

> I'm confused. So we're going to permanently break compatibility for any apps 
> built on 6.3 to work on 6.2 because of a brief transgression by ache? I'm 
> sure I'm just slow and I'm missing something so maybe you could fill me in.

This change satisfies existing dependencies in binaries built in the window in 
which the symbol was required, but doesn't introduce a dependency for new 
binaries as the symbol will not be required for them still.

Robert N M Watson
Computer Laboratory
University of Cambridge

>
> -Kip
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> On Nov 25, 2007 7:29 PM, Rong-En Fan <rafan_at_freebsd.org> wrote:
>> rafan       2007-11-26 03:29:17 UTC
>>
>>   FreeBSD src repository
>>
>>   Modified files:        (Branch: RELENG_6_3)
>>     lib/libc/locale      none.c
>>   Log:
>>   - Put __mb_sb_limit symbol back to libc to ease users' pain when upgrading
>>     their 6-STABLE system. This is necessary because we have this symbol
>>     exported between 20071025 and 20071030. Binaries built during that perios
>>     will be broken after 602115.
>>
>>   Requested by:   many
>>   Approved by:    re (kensmith)
>>
>>   Revision      Changes    Path
>>   1.13.2.2.2.1  +1 -0      src/lib/libc/locale/none.c
>>
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