Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 12th Aug 2007 15:52 UTC, submitted by zaboing
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "A few months ago, the GNOME Mobile Platform was announced to the public. One of the main forces behind the launch of this initiative was Nokia, which uses a lot of GNOME-components in its Linux-based Internet Tablets Nokia 770 and N800. During this years GUADEC Andreas Proschofsky had the chance to sit down with Carlos Guerreiro, Nokias Manager for Open Source Software, to talk - amidst other things - about the not so different needs of personal computers and mobile devices, about the necessity for GTK+ 3.0 and the impact of the iPhone launch."
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RE[2]: what situation?
by yokem55 on Mon 13th Aug 2007 13:55 UTC in reply to "RE: what situation?"
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The problem with the C++ Linux ABI (which is really the GNU C++ ABI) is that it changes frequently.


I am no developer, but I do run gentoo, and I know when the c++ abi changes due to a gcc upgrade (I have to rebuild everying linking against libstdc++), and if I remember correctly, there hasn't been an abi breakage since the upgrade from gcc-3.3 to 3.4, and 3.4 was shipped in April of 2004. So, comparitively with the previous abi history of gcc (about 1 break per year), things have stablized considerably in C++ abi land with gcc 3.4+.

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