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Re: b19 vs. b20 .a files incompatible
- To: Christoph Kukulies <email@example.com.RWTH-Aachen.DE>
- Subject: Re: b19 vs. b20 .a files incompatible
- From: Christoph Kukulies <firstname.lastname@example.org.RWTH-Aachen.DE>
- Date: Tue, 13 Jul 1999 19:49:27 +0200
- Cc: email@example.com
- References: <199907131217.OAA93173@gil.physik.rwth-aachen.de>
On Tue, Jul 13, 1999 at 02:17:25PM +0200, Christoph Kukulies wrote:
> I was a bit suprised when I compiled a library (libf2c.a)
> under B19 (ld -r -x -o , btw, didn't work under that version),
> took the library to a B20.1 (resp. latest) machine and
> linked a program for which the main program was compiled
> under the latter.
> The result was that the program got hung and didn't write out
> anything. It was a hello world type program. I could interrupt
> with ^C though.
> Is it normal, that .o files or .a files are incompatible between releaes?
Thinking of it I came to the conclusion that the problem might be in
differing stdio.h structures (iob or what that is). f2c's runtime
library that I was compiling (libf2c) relies heavily on these
stdio structures and they may have changed from b19 to b20.
Can anyone confirm this?
> Chris Christoph P. U. Kukulies firstname.lastname@example.org
Chris Christoph P. U. Kukulies email@example.com
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