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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
GNU C library 2.16 released
Posted Jul 2, 2012 6:27 UTC (Mon) by simlo (subscriber, #10866)
An why run new user space code on old systems? To share code between old and new projects, unless you want to keep the new systems stuck at old standards, you also have to upgrade the old systems. And upgrading the kernel is a lot of work, upgrading libc isn't as there should be no problem in recompiling the user space programs.
And yes, C++11 != C11 as commented by others, but I guess it will get difficult to compile a new gcc against an old libc very soon.
Posted Jul 2, 2012 14:19 UTC (Mon) by jwakely (subscriber, #60262)
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