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Re: [suse-security] openssh
  • From: Ben Rosenberg <ben@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2002 11:36:50 -0800
  • Message-id: <20020225193650.GC21060@xxxxxxxxx>

* engelbert.gruber@xxxxxxxxx (engelbert.gruber@xxxxxxxxx) [020225 01:06]:
->On Sun, 24 Feb 2002, Ben Rosenberg wrote:
->
->> If you install something that was compiled for glibc 2.2 on a 2.4 glibc
->> system then it will run..ie backwards compatible..but if you install
->> something compiled for glibc 2.4 on a system with 2.2 installed..it most
->> like will hiccup and not run right. So if you update glibc on a system
->> to a newer version..then some of the software will need recompiling so
->> it can run right. It's not forward compatible...2.4 binaries will have
->> issues running on a 2.2 (glibc) system.
->suse64 is pre glibc as far as i can remember, so everything should run as
->glibc is backwards compatible.

Nope, 6.0 was glibc I believe...anything prior to it was libc5.

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