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Re: development under 1.5.0 ?s

On Thu, 10 Jul 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 10, 2003 at 03:14:20PM -0500, Brian Ford wrote:
> >On Thu, Jul 10, 2003 at 21:51:28 +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >
> >> By testing.  It's save to use older DLLs if they don't expect any of
> >> the changed datatypes as parameter or part of a parameter.  This
> >> part of the application is of course not 64 clean.  However,  for
> >> testing purposes I've build OpenSSH using the current OpenSSL and it
> >> still worked fine.  Just as a prove of concept.
> >>
> >
> >I tried this with some of our apps too and poof, seg fault.  I was just
> >hoping someone had already figured out any easy test to see if a dll is
> >effected.
> >
> >I think package maintainers are going to have a hard time figuring out
> >when it is safe to recompile under 1.5.0.  And I bet there will be some
> >circular dependencies.
> What's hard?  They should be compiling now and releasing a test version,
> now.

Am I early? I'm doing mine now. :-)


Elfyn McBratney, EMCB

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