[kerberos-discuss] thoughts/issues making MIT krb code fit for drop-in to Solaris

Henry B. Hotz hotz at jpl.nasa.gov
Fri Sep 19 15:31:53 EDT 2008

On Sep 19, 2008, at 8:57 AM, Nicolas Williams wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 08:45:11AM -0700, Henry B. Hotz wrote:
>> API and source distribution compatibility does not necessarily imply
>> ABI compatibility.  I don't see a strong need for ABI compatibility.
> So every time MIT makes a new release you rebuild all other krb5/gss
> applications that you run?
> Seriously??

Yes, but not the way you took it.

I meant I don't care if the Sun-supplied library on a Solaris box has  
the same ABI as a corresponding library built directly from the MIT  
distribution (presumably with different configure options).

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