LSB1.1: /proc/cpuinfo

Alan Cox alan at
Thu Jan 3 17:10:24 PST 2002

> The reason was that "cdrecord dev=xxx ..." won't work because the bit mask 
> definitions in ctype.h did change and for this reason, cdrecold by using 
> getallargs would assume that dev= is not an option but a file type argument.

SuSE and Red Hat managed to get different glibc 2.0 ones. Thats a somewhat
seperate issue, and thats the kind of thing the LSB is precisely there
to ensure doesn't happen again.

Thats not a compatibility argument so much as a clear explanation of why
the LSB matters


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