gcc versions and freebsd-4 compatibility

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at britannica.bec.de
Tue Apr 12 00:20:05 PDT 2005

On Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 12:21:14PM +0300, Yury Tarasievich wrote:
> Re changing the default compiler, throwing out gcc-2.95.4 etc. I hope this 
> doesn't mean loosing the existing binary packages level compatibility between 
> freebsd-4 and dfbsd?

Well, after the libc major bump, a new (native) DragonFly binary will not
run on FreeBSD 4 anymore, because there will be using incompatible
system calls. The way from 4.x to DF is not affected, but we are going to
add a compat layer for it.


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