bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun Feb 12 14:11:07 PST 2012
Ken Moffat wrote:
> With respect, it's grep. The change to libpcre.so.1 has apparently
> broken booting for those who upgrade existing systems without
> recompiling grep. I thought LFS used to have a warning about this,
> but all I can see is the comment on --disable-perlregexp in (7.0)
> chapter 5.
Hmm. I think this is a big problem with libpcre. If they are going to
break the interface, then they need to change the library to
libpcre.so.2. When you replace a library, you are not supposed to need
to change anything in applications that use the library.
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