Thomas F. Burdick <tfb@famine.OCF.Berkeley.EDU> wrote:
| email@example.com (Rob Warnock) writes:
| > FreeBSD tries to maintain backwards-compatibility, too. I just installed
| > 4.9-RELEASE, and they have compatibility libraries you can install to run
| > binaries built for stuff as far back as FreeBSD 1.x. This was especially
| > useful for me since I had some binaries built for FreeBSD 2.2.6 that I
| > needed to keep working. With the "compat22" libraries installed, they do.
| Nice, I had assumed they were victims of their toolchain, but this
| sounds very much in line with FreeBSD in general. Do the
| compatibility libraries cover C++ compatibility?
I don't know for sure [not being a big user of C++], but I assume so.
There were versions of "libg++.so.NN" and "libstdc++.so.NN" (for several
values of "NN") in the various "compatXX" libraries, for what that's worth.
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