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Drepper: Do You Still Think the LSB Has Some Value?

Sep 21, 2005, 01:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ulrich Drepper)

"There are still people out there who think that the LSB has any value. This just means they buy into the advertisement of the people who have monetary benefits from the existence of the specification, they don't do any research, and they generally don't understand ABI issues.

"Just look at the recent LSBv3 certification process. Our management got pressured by certain parties into declaring that once again we go through the process. The v3 spec was extended significantly, some new tests were added. And of course, the tests are run against the current code base and using the machines people nowadays use. What is the result of all this: many many reported bugs..."

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