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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [general] gcc version 4.x as our
Date Thu, 11 Jan 2007 17:30:26 GMT
I have to admit, I'm not quite following how this works...

As an example, RHEL doesn't ship w/ libstdc++.so.6.  Does LSB  
statically link something to deal with that problem?

geir

On Jan 11, 2007, at 2:27 AM, Sunny Chan wrote:

> Hi Geir,
>
> That doesn't really affect that - LSB is based on POSIX, and they  
> are pretty much just a agreed version of glibc/libstdc++/etc that  
> all Linux vendor would pledge to implement - of course that doesn't  
> mean you should use library calls there is, which compromise the  
> portability to other Unices, just like how you compile to certain  
> version of RH/Suse/etc, but you also compile on other Unixces too.
>
> Thanks
>
>
> Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>> How would this affect portability to non-linux platforms?
>> geir
>> On Jan 10, 2007, at 8:22 PM, Sunny Chan wrote:
>>> Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir <at> pobox.com> writes:
>>>
>>>> I ran into this playing with Harmony on OLPC, and a developer
>>>> expressed a little surprise that we were still using 3.x.  I don't
>>>> follow the gcc ecosystem at all, so I don't know what issues there
>>>> are w/ 4.x, and why we wouldn't move forward to it as a general  
>>>> (not
>>>> strict) policy.
>>>>
>>>> geir
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>> Actually let me throw another idea at you - Why not compile with  
>>> LSB SDK, which
>>> would actually work across different distribution, and no glibc/ 
>>> libstdc++
>>> dependency!
>>>
>>> For more about LSB, see http://www.freestandards.org/en/LSB
>>> For more about developing with LSB, seehttp:// 
>>> www.freestandards.org/en/Developers
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Sunny Chan
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>


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