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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Linux libstdc++.so.5 dependency
Date Tue, 24 Apr 2007 10:37:04 GMT
Egor Pasko wrote:
> On the 0x2C2 day of Apache Harmony Tim Ellison wrote:
>> Egor Pasko wrote:
>>> To summarize the thread. We have several ideas on how to treat
>>> libstdc++ diversity on various linux systems:
>>>
>>> 1. create both snapshots (libstdc++ 5 and 6 separately) plus a good
>>>    instruction for not-very-geeky users (like me:) on how to check what
>>>    version of libstdc++ you have on your system
>> We just declare which distro the snapshot is designed to work on.  I
>> don't think we would expect users to seek out the libstdc++ version.
> 
> OK, agreed, that should work well in most cases
> 
> do I get it right that we should get ICU sources and rebuild them in
> the distro we are providing snapshots for?

Yes, since we seem to require the very latest ICU versions it is
probably best that we continue to build and distribute them, at least
for the moment.  That would mean that we build a copy with c++ 5 and a
copy with c++ 6 separately.

Regards,
Tim

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