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Re: compiler standards (and/or min gcc version) supported withinstalled headers ?
On Wed, Jan 02, 2013 at 04:15:09PM +0100, Andreas Grapentin wrote:
> Why do you prefer supporting ancient gcc versions in recent version of
> glibc over requiring users of older gcc versions to use older glibc
> versions as well? Wouldn't that make things a lot easier?
Using an old glibc version almost certainly means your application is
vulnerable to security bugs, unless you aggressively research all the
issues and backport fixes. There's no such issue with using an old gcc