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Re: [suse-security] openssh
  • From: engelbert.gruber@xxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2002 09:19:55 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0202250919001.11683-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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.

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