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Dan Kegel wrote:
>Looks pretty good.
>Section 4 should note that gcc-3.4 through gcc-4.1 share
>the same ABI (i.e. change gcc-4.0 to gcc-4.1).
>You should probably include text like this:


Changed.

>The standard C++ ABI
>was first implemented by
>gcc-3.2 (Aug 2002);
>ABI conformance bugs were found, and gcc's ABI was changed for
>gcc-3.3 (May 2003)
>and gcc-3.4 (Apr 2004)
>to comply with the standard.
>gcc's libstdc++ also affects binary compatibility; see
> > href=3D"http://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs/libstdc++/abi.html">gcc.gnu.org/onl
>inedocs/libstdc++/abi.html


Hmm... the gcc manual says gcc 3.2 and 3.3 share the same C++ ABI.

But I did write about libstdc++ as a dependency.

>Section 5 has a partial sentence:
>"Compiler flags may additionally lead to chang"


Rewritten.

>Section 6 needs to explain what 'make bcheck' does,
>and who should use it when.


We're waiting on someone who actually knows how it works.

>Also, since the LSB is an important way ABI compatibility
>will be ensured in the future, you should probably mention
>that KDE would like its libraries to be
>included in the LSB (see
>http://wiki.kde.org/tiki-index.php?page=3DLSB)
>but that there are licensing issues with Qt which complicate this
>(see http://www.linuxbase.org/futures/ideas/issues/libqt/)


I'd rather not discuss the LSB in policy pages. It's a lengthy subject and=
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