Libraries disappearing from compat-libstdc++-296
davidsen at tmr.com
Fri Oct 24 22:18:54 UTC 2008
Tom Horsley wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Oct 2008 14:47:57 -0400
> Bill Davidsen <davidsen at tmr.com> wrote:
>> I agree that no one should be building with those libraries, but in fact people
>> do use binaries already using them.
> Yea. For instance, I'm sticking with a very old version of nxclient/server
> because it works flawlessly for what I want to do and I have no idea if
> I'd run into problems with an upgrade. (Always a risk when you have clients
> and servers on different machines with different update schedules and
> administrators involved).
> I've just started making my own "compat" rpm with libraries from older
> fedora versions packaged up to be installed on the new fedora to allow
> my older binaries to run. If it ever reaches the point where that isn't
> good enough, I guess I'll have to investigate upgrading after all :-).
You might think about where to release that for other to find.
Bill Davidsen <davidsen at tmr.com>
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