HEADS-UP: Library version number bumps

Tim Robbins tjr at freebsd.org
Wed Sep 29 02:26:03 PDT 2004

On Tue, Sep 28, 2004 at 11:05:46PM -0400, Ken Smith wrote:
> >From the "Better late than never" Department...
> It looks like we should probably bump the version of a couple of
> the system libraries.  With LOTS of help from Kris it looks like
> this is the list we think needs a version bump, with the version
> from 4.X being placed in compat4x:
>        libgnuregex.so.2
>        libhistory.so.4
>        libm.so.2
>        libncurses.so.5
>        libopie.so.2
>        libpcap.so.2
>        libreadline.so.4
>        libwrap.so.3
> The bumps will be coming soon...

Why do they need to be bumped? Why use the version from 4.x? It sounds like
this will break a lot of 5.x binaries.


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