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Re: packaging and binary incompatibility coming from the compiler



On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 10:38:32AM +0200, Linus Walleij wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Apr 2007, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> 
> >Sometimes changes in the compiler leads to binary incompatibility. How
> >to deal with these kind of incompatibilitites? I don't think that using
> >the soname for those kind of incompatibilities is right, are there other
> >technniques?
> 
> The Fedora technique has been to rebuild all packages when a new compiler 
> breaking the ABI is introduced. This means new compiler ABIs can only 
> coincide with new Fedora releases, and it's been working quite well.

But what about user compiled programs that are not in the Fedora
collection?

--
Pat


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