jdp at polstra.com
Thu Feb 26 14:14:33 PST 2004
On 26-Feb-2004 Kris Kennaway wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 26, 2004 at 02:02:42PM -0800, John Polstra wrote:
>> Lots of things can go wrong here.
> Note that there has just been a flag day in 5.2-CURRENT that required
> everyone to rebuild everything linked to libc_r (or take libmap
> countermeasures). Before that, in 5.1-CURRENT the change to fstatfs()
> required everyone to rebuild everything that called that function
> (with no workarounds available).
> The impact of this change is hardly unprecedented, and when discussed
> here there was strong consensus that we should just take the hit and
> do it now before 5.x-STABLE comes along and we lose the justification
> for breaking binary compatibility.
OK, this wouldn't be the first time I'd been overly cautious. :-}
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