[Rubygems-developers] Recognizing Platforms

Austin Ziegler halostatue at gmail.com
Tue Aug 21 23:41:44 EDT 2007


On 8/21/07, Eric Hodel <drbrain at segment7.net> wrote:
> I think Solaris 8 has the platform solaris2.8 and so-forth.  AFAIK, 8
> and 9 aren't necessarily compatible the same way OpenBSD 4.0 and 4.1
> aren't necessarily compatible.

Sun guarantees forward compatibility for an architecture; something
built on Solaris 8 will run on 9 and 10. Something built on 10 won't
run on 8 or 9.

-austin
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