[lsb-discuss] Some questions on the LSB build environment

Mike Hearn mike at theoretic.com
Thu Feb 6 13:56:45 PST 2003

> I'm hoping that LSB 2 will specify a way of checking what's on the
> system. But that's a thoroughly complicated kettle of fish. For example,
> as soon as you start dealing with C++, you need to know what version of
> gcc was used to ensure compatibility...

The c++ abi change is looking like a fairly trivial problem compared to
some of the others :(

> >By the way, does anybody know what happened to the LSB taskforces on universal
> >packaging?
> 1, 2 and 3? I suspect they faded away with the release of LSB 1.0.
> Certainly traffic on all the various lists seems a bit sporadic...

Well George Kraft has said they basically bombed due to lack of time,
but I'm hoping that perhaps in a week or so I might be able to get some
enthusiasm going for a standard packaging system.

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