Linux OpenGL ABI discussion

Alan Cox alan at
Thu Sep 29 13:42:09 PDT 2005

On Iau, 2005-09-29 at 22:02 +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> And replacing system libraries is not something we can allow anyone.
> It's totally reasonable to have different 3cards in the same systems
> and they're supposed to work. 

Agreed - but the LSB job is still that of defining an ABI. Obviously
users who replace system libraries with ones they got from another
source get burned whether its a perl "upgrade" required by a vendor or


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