George N. White III
aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca
Sun Aug 14 22:56:39 CEST 2005
On Sun, 14 Aug 2005, Karl Berry wrote:
> v5 is still available, but has been recompiled with a newer gcc.
> BTW, do you know if the backward incompatibility is for C as well as
> C++? If a gcc3-compiled program won't work with a gcc4-compiled libc,
> everything seems pretty hopeless ...
I think the compatibility libraries (FC4 comes with 11 of them covering c,
c++, g77, readline, db, ...) deal with this. For redhat they seem to work
well in the sense that old binaries still work, but I don't know about
other distros, and I avoid them myself.
George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
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