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Re: Pre-announcement?



On Mon, 24 Mar 2003, The Matt wrote:

> On Mon, 2003-03-24 at 13:45, William Hooper wrote:
> > Binary compatibility.  RH always goes to x.0 when they don't preserve
> > binary compatibility.  Now you know why some people (like me) think it was
> > silly to be calling it RH 8.1 beta in the newsgroups.
>
> Wait, binary broke between 8.0 and Phoebe?  I thought Phoebe used gcc
> 3.2 and glibc 2.3, or did I not look close enough?  (I'm not on my
> Phoebe=home machine at the moment.)

The differences due to the kernel/glibc changes are significent, and break
lots of packages, due to being more sensitive to bugs, and due to more
POSIX compatible signal handling.

	Michael Young





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