[tex-live] libstdc++.so.6

George N. White III aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca
Sun Aug 14 22:56:39 CEST 2005

On Sun, 14 Aug 2005, Karl Berry wrote:

>    v5 is still available, but has been recompiled with a newer gcc.
> BTW, do you know if the backward incompatibility is for C as well as
> C++?  If a gcc3-compiled program won't work with a gcc4-compiled libc,
> everything seems pretty hopeless ...

I think the compatibility libraries (FC4 comes with 11 of them covering c, 
c++, g77, readline, db, ...) deal with this.  For redhat they seem to work 
well in the sense that old binaries still work, but I don't know about 
other distros, and I avoid them myself.

George N. White III  <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>

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