On Sat, 10 May 2008 13:50:48 +0100 (BST)
Robert Watson <rwatson@FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 5 May 2008, Julian Elischer wrote:
> > basically if you rely only on the standard posix interfaces and don't do
> > anything exotic then you will "probably" be safe.
> For "raw" UNIX applications, this rule of thumb works well, but not for
> applications that depend on third-party libraries, languages, or daemons.
You can lose the dependency on third party libraries by compiling your
application to a static binary. That will also help with the few
breakages that occur with the system libraries, and with compatibility
across major releases using the backwards compatX packages.
Mike Meyer <email@example.com> http://www.mired.org/consulting.html
Independent Network/Unix/Perforce consultant, email for more information.
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