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Re: libcurl version

From: Dennis Clarke via curl-library <>
Date: Sun, 16 Feb 2020 21:29:26 -0500

On 2020-02-16 11:26, Jeffrey Walton via curl-library wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 16, 2020 at 10:52 AM Алексей via curl-library
> <> wrote:
>> Thanks, but you didn’t answer on my question.
>> Is that libraries files are equal or not? They have the same version in their names.
>> I don’t need latest curl, I need to have ability to build plcontainer without updating curl in Centos with minimum packages and packages should be available without any buildings from source.
> I may be splitting hairs but... I think it is hard to say at the
> moment. I think it depends on how you define "equal" for a shared
> object.
> The 4.3.0 in is a versioning scheme used on Linux.
> Regular people use the other scheme that you are asking about. It is
> one of those disconnects created by engineers who lack ux experience
> (or disregard it). Also see docs like
> .
> That both cURL 7.29.0 and cURL 7.43.0 each use Glibc version 4.3.0
> tells you they are binary compatible. Obviously they won't be equal
> because 7.43 has bug fixes not present in 7.29.

If he has Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 or CentOS7 then I can provide him
with a small tarball that extracts into /opt/bw and all the libs he
needs are there as well as git and other modern tools. Those things
don't exist in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 or they are so old as to be
almost worthless.

Dennis Clarke
UNIX and Linux spoken
GreyBeard and suspenders optional
Received on 2020-02-17