HEADS-UP new statfs structure

Terry Lambert tlambert2 at mindspring.com
Sat Nov 15 14:47:51 PST 2003

Daniel Eischen wrote:
> On Fri, 14 Nov 2003, Andrew Gallatin wrote:
> > Can't we bump the libc version so that dynamically linked, non-system
> > binaries can continue to work?   Having things like postfix and gnome
> > dumping core seems excessivly bumpy.  Upgrading all ports is a pain.
> I don't think that's a good idea.  I've also got changes in
> mind that require a libc version bump, but they aren't ready
> now.  I was saving them for 6.0.  Other folks may also have
> similar changes in mind.  Do we really want to have yet another
> version bump?

No, we want a minor version bump to add a new interface, but
since we got rid of minor version numbers on libraries, this is
no longer possible.  8-).

> For 6.0, can we start off libc at libc.so.YYYYMMDD and move it
> back to libc.so.6 for the first release?  That way we can bump
> it whenever we want to avoid the "bumpy" rides for -current
> folk.

This is a great idea!

-- Terry

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