[fpc-pascal] FreeBSD binary compatibility

Catalin Zamfir Alexandru catalin.zamfir at theg33ks.com
Mon May 28 10:31:06 CEST 2007

Ya, I mean if its an universal binary, it may as well run on any system, any 
version. And as BSDs versions are related with each others, as well as with 
Unix systems, why not?

On Monday 28 May 2007 10:26, Marco van de Voort wrote:
> > I was trying out a couple of examples and figured I would try to see how
> > portable the binaries were.
> >
> > Compiled a trivial program in FreeBSD 6.2 Stable and copied it to a 4.9
> > machine. The binary worked.
> >
> > Is that commontly the case? ie the binaries can be run accross different
> > FreeBSD versions?
> If you don't link to external libraries, and don't use some of the more
> varying subsystems of the kernel (like threads), then there is a fair
> chance.
> No guarantees though.
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