misc/89257: Previous version compatibility in 6.0

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Mon Nov 21 21:40:21 GMT 2005

The following reply was made to PR misc/89257; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org>
To: Me <who at me.com>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: misc/89257: Previous version compatibility in 6.0
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2005 16:38:58 -0500

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 On Fri, Nov 18, 2005 at 10:14:58PM +0000, Me wrote:
 > It seems apps compiled against version 5.0 of FreeBSD are not
 > compatible with 6.0 out of the box and to me this isn't good.  I can
 > still run windows applications written well over 15 years ago
 > unmodified on my PC out of the box and without running through
 > hoops.  The "recompile defense" is unacceptable as the source code
 > is not always avaliable and more importantly users must not be
 > expected to care.
 Did you forget to install the compat5x libraries?  Either way, this PR
 is quite incomplete since you forgot to give any details of your
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