The backport policy is flawed--but entrenched in Debian
Posted Feb 26, 2004 21:01 UTC (Thu) by oak
In reply to: The backport policy is flawed--but entrenched in Debian
Parent article: The trouble with backporting fixes
You need to recompile everything (including all architectures) just to make sure that the new glibc version really works. And by "works" I don't mean that it would run software correctly, just that it can be used to build it.
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