[nSLUG] Why you are not seeing software ported to Linux

Ben Armstrong synrg at sanctuary.nslug.ns.ca
Wed Jun 22 07:35:38 ADT 2011


On 06/22/2011 07:20 AM, D G Teed wrote:
> I thought this blog entry was interesting...
> 
> http://tirania.org/blog//texts/linux-developers.html
> 
> Quote:
> 
> To make Linux a viable platform for mainstream desktop use our community
> needs
> to realize the importance of these third-party vendors and not alienate
> them.
> Having a stable API, and a stable ABI is very important for this reason.

libc5 to libc6? You've *got* to be kidding ...

Ben



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