Library bumps and gcc/g++ versions

Andy Fawcett andy at
Sun Oct 10 23:34:04 PDT 2004


Recently we saw library bumps for various shared libraries because of 
changes since 4.x

Would it make sense to also bump the c++ related libraries when we take 
a gcc that has an incompatible C++ ABI.

Currently I have a couple of commercial closed-source applications that 
are built against 5.2.1, and won't be rebuilt in the (near) future for 

Bumping the c++ library versions would allow the 5.2.1 libstdc++ library 
(and related libs) to be included as a compat52x-type library, allowing 
such applications to continue working.


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