LSB summit

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Tue May 30 08:05:31 BST 2006

James Richard Tyrer wrote:
>Sorry for my brief comments.  I can right a book if you want. :-)
>The Thunderbird binary version Acrobat Reader 7.0 work correctly
>with GTK+ version 2.8.13 but if you upgrade GTK+ to version 2.8.17 they
>fail to start and report an error.  I presume that this is binary
>incompatibility.  It also breaks Firefox which I built from source and
>don't know if rebuilding against the new version will fix it but it will
>still be a binary incompatibility.

You do understand it then. Sorry for doubting it.

Those cases you describe do sound like binary compatibility breakage. But 
now that GTK decided to standardise on LSB, they aren't allowed to break 
compatibility anymore -- not to the LSB version anyways.

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