[lsb-discuss] What version of glibc to target?

Alexey Khoroshilov khoroshilov at ispras.ru
Wed Feb 20 08:42:22 PST 2008

Wichmann, Mats D wrote:
> Theodore Tso wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 07:45:47AM -0800, Wichmann, Mats D wrote:
>>> I don't think it's so abstract.  People have been told for a couple
>>> of years now that major LSB versions are intended to line up with
>>> major enterprise distro versions - this was certainly Ian's mantra.
>>> If LSB 4.0 does not move the playing field forward, and "the next
>>> release does", then maybe LSB 4.0 should be called LSB 3.3 instead,
>>> and the next release be 4.0.
>> I was assuming that a glibc uplift would be sufficient reason for an
>> LSB version number bump, especially if it is combined with significant
>> new ISV tools, such as a new sample implementation and hopefully new
>> build tools. 
> There could be something to that, yes. In particular the long-double
> change on four of the LSB architectures is pretty signficant.
The unclear question for me is the name of the proginterp to be required 
by the next version of LSB: ld-lsb.so.3 or ld-lsb.so.4?


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