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Re: libc upgrade vs. incompatible locales

From: Andy Wingo
Subject: Re: libc upgrade vs. incompatible locales
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 10:39:53 +0200
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On Sun 30 Aug 2015 21:46, address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:

> The binary format for locales is dependent on the libc version.  Over
> the last few releases, it turned out to be compatible, but that of 2.22
> differs from that of 2.21 (a new element was added to locale categories,
> according to ChangeLog.)

Does this amount to a binary-incompatible change to libc?  I guess not
if you make sure that if you had a statically linked binary, that you
set LOCPATH appropriately....

What if we built bootstrap binaries to statically link their LOCPATH ?
Is that even possible?


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