[cgl_registration] Re: [cgl_discussion] LSB 2.0 for CGL 2.0?

Timothy D. Witham wookie at osdl.org
Wed Sep 8 09:36:25 PDT 2004


On Wed, 2004-09-08 at 08:54 -0700, John Cherry wrote:
> LSB 2.0 is already specified in the v3.0 standards/API draft.
> 
> In the v2.0.1 spec, we should consider the change to LSB 2.0.  At the
> time that the v2.0.1 spec was written, LSB 2.0 was not released yet.  It
> is still not released, but there appear to be some downloads on the site
> (http://www.linuxbase.org/build/lsb20.html).  Do you think that
> switching from LSB 1.3 to LSB 2.0 will have any impact on those distros
> currently attempting to register?
> 
> John
> 
   The one thing that you will have to consider is binary compatibility.
I believe that the 2.0 specifies glibc 3.4 which is not binary
compatible with previous versions.

Tim

> On Wed, 2004-09-08 at 06:00, La Monte H.P. Yarroll wrote:
> > The LSB folks have been encouraging us to consider LSB 2.0 Certification
> > instead of LSB 1.3.  LSB 2.0 is due for final release any day now.  Three
> > months after that release it will no longer be possible to get new LSB 1.3
> > certifications.
> > 
> > I recommend permitting LSB 2.0 Certification to meet CGL STD.1.0.
> > 
> > I suggest this as a topic for the F2F.  I won't be there, but Manas Saksena
> > will be representing TimeSys.
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