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Re: [PROPOSAL] Builder, a build system integration for Emacs


From: Po Lu
Subject: Re: [PROPOSAL] Builder, a build system integration for Emacs
Date: Tue, 30 May 2023 06:42:43 +0800

But Emacs binaries built with an older version of glibc will continue to work, 
as the symbols exported by that older version continue to be available.

On May 30, 2023 6:03:47 AM GMT+08:00, Gregory Heytings <gregory@heytings.org> 
wrote:
>
>>> Conventional thinking would abhor at the horror of having all versions of 
>>> all glibc functions all the time, even if you have got the whole thing from 
>>> a repo server.
>> 
>> You _do_ have all versions of all symbols exported by glibc available, at 
>> all times.  Glibc implements symbol versioning extremely well.
>> 
>
>Do you remember that Emacs 27.1, released in August 2020, cannot be compiled 
>without a patch, because of an incompatible change in Glibc 2.34, released 
>less than a year later, in August 2021?
>


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