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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?


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