cvs commit: src/include string.h src/lib/libc/string memchr.3 memrchr.c src/sys/sys param.h

Jeremie Le Hen jeremie at
Sun Jun 8 15:00:17 UTC 2008

Hi Erik,

On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 01:43:35AM +0200, Erik Trulsson wrote:
> Compatibility in the other direction (that everything that works on 6.x+1
> will also work on 6.x), while obviously somewhat desirable, has AFAIK never
> been required and certainly not guaranteed.  Such compatibility has almost
> certainly already been broken several times on all the -STABLE branches by
> now.

It has been never required, but binary packages are built on the latest
-STABLE AFAIK, so not being careful about foreward compat incidentally
requires users to chase -STABLE as well.

This may be a problem for -RELEASE users, though this is somewhat
alleviated by the fact the latters surely don't upgrade their 3rd party
packages very often.
every so often.

Jeremie Le Hen
< jeremie at le-hen dot org >< ttz at chchile dot org >

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