Will Solaris 9/SPARC binaries run on Solaris 8/SPARC ?

Will Solaris 9/SPARC binaries run on Solaris 8/SPARC ?

Post by Henry Fo » Fri, 20 Jun 2003 09:57:26



Hi,

Can progrom source code compiled in Solaris 9 be directly run on
Solaris 8 without recompiling ?

Regards,
Henry

 
 
 

Will Solaris 9/SPARC binaries run on Solaris 8/SPARC ?

Post by Darren Dunha » Fri, 20 Jun 2003 10:04:39



> Hi,
> Can progrom source code compiled in Solaris 9 be directly run on
> Solaris 8 without recompiling ?

Possibly, but not reliably.

Forward compatibility is supported, not backward.  If you compile on 8,
it should run on 8 and 9.

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