Linked by Nth_Man on Mon 1st Jul 2013 15:37 UTC
Linux "This release adds support for bcache, which allows to use SSD devices to cache data from other block devices; a Btrfs format improvement that makes the tree dedicated to store extent information 30-35% smaller; support for XFS metadata checksums and self-describing metadata, timer free multitasking for applications running alone in a CPU, SysV IPC and rwlock scalability improvements, the TCP Tail loss probe algorithm that reduces tail latency of short transactions, KVM virtualization support in the MIPS architecture, many new drivers and small improvements."
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If something is changing that can cause defects. It doesn't matter whether it is an ABI or an API.

If that were true then you would get bugs which only occurred if a library happened to load in some memory locations but not others. After all, the addresses of all the target address locations of all jumps and calls within a piece of code would be changing depending on where in absolute memory the code was loaded, which, according to you, "that can cause effects".

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