Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: "Jan Kundrát" <jkt@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] How to support C++11 in libraries?
Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2013 08:45:37
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] How to support C++11 in libraries? by "Michał Górny"
1 On Thursday, 19 December 2013 09:35:14 CEST, Michał Górny wrote:
2 > And how is this an issue to the major distributions? Binary distros can
3 > do a simple switch with standard all-package upgrade and forget about
4 > it. Like they usually do. Only people who built from sources have to
5 > think about it.
7 Wrong; the binary-only distributions have to ship a ton of compat-$foo
8 packages, if only for compatibility with 3rd party software. At least
9 that's what RHEL has been doing for ages.
11 Jan