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Re: packaging and binary incompatibility coming from the compiler



On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 09:38:31AM +0100, Andrew Haley wrote:
>  > It seemed to me that the soname was used to track the ABI compatibility
>  > issues arising from changes in the library. 
> 
> Yes.
> 
>  > This means using the upstream soname scheme (at least when it is
>  > not broken).
> 
> That's right.  So what is the problem you want to solve?

I am trying to solve the issue of binary incompatibility introduced by ABI 
changes triggered by changes in the compiler (for example g77 ->
gfortran transition, C or C++ ABI change).

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Pat


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