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Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2001 17:17:59 -0400
From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd AT yahoo DOT com>
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Subject: Re: ask for delivering cygwin 1.1.8 with kde 1.1.2
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Christopher Faylor wrote:
> 
> On Wed, Jun 13, 2001 at 01:30:27PM -0400, Charles S. Wilson wrote:
> >Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >>
> >> The check_for_executable global is actually not used in 1.3.2.  This
> >> was a 1.3.1 thing.  It should eventually disappear.  There is no
> >> need for a patch.
> >
> >!@%!@#$
> >
> >So you're saying I need to produce an updated version of ncurses that is
> >compiled under 1.3.2 (so that it won't look for check_for_executable),
> >right?
> 
> Binaries built with 1.3.1 will continue to work with 1.3.2 and beyond.
> I haven't given up on the backwards compatibility committment.
> 

Is that executable binary compatibility as well as object binary
compatibility?  Won't object libraries need to be rebuilt with the new
version of the library?

-- 
Earnie.

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