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To: ariel@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Subject: Re: linus.linux.sgi.com
From: Miguel de Icaza <miguel@nuclecu.unam.mx>
Date: Mon, 18 Jan 1999 11:25:00 -0600
Cc: davem@dm.cobaltmicro.com, ralf@uni-koblenz.de, ariel@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com, adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca, richard@infopact.nl
In-reply-to: <199901181040.CAA33736@oz.engr.sgi.com> (ariel@oz.engr.sgi.com)
References: <199901181040.CAA33736@oz.engr.sgi.com>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
> The binary compatibility FUD is ironic considering
> that they have broken binary compatibility as well as source
> compatibility so many times in their history (m68k -> SPARC
> SPARC - x86, SunOs -> Solaris) believe me I know since I've
> been a Sun customer and an ISV.  

You forgot the breakage in the various Solaris 2.n->2.n+1

At least the 2.4->2.5 was painful for me

Miguel.

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