Binary Updates for DragonFly

Alex Neundorf alex.neundorf at
Sun Dec 16 05:34:58 PST 2007

On 12/16/07, Simon 'corecode' Schubert <corecode at> wrote:
> As soon as you compile stuff, you probably will get different binaries.
> If you update the kernel, you need to update the userland as well.
> If we had a way to identify from which sources a binary was compiled
> from, we could do upgrades more easily.  Maybe enhance gcc to include a
> checksum of the sources into the object?

I'm not sure this would be enough.
The binaries could be built with different features enabled (which use
a different set of libraries), with different compiler/linker options,
with different dependencies.


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