[Oberon] Rollback to old object file format

Stefan Salewski Salewski at physnet.uni-hamburg.de
Tue Apr 4 17:13:52 CEST 2006

Am Montag, 3. April 2006 16:59 schrieb Ulrike Glavitsch:
> Dear Bluebottle users,
> the changes in the compiler due to the new object file format (*.Bbx) 
> made Bluebottle a less stable system than it was before Dec. 13, 05.
> This is why we decided to undo these changes and publish a Bluebottle 
> release with still the old object file format (*.Obx).

Is there really something wrong with the new file format, or makes this new format
bugs visible, which did not occur with the old format by happy coincidence?

With Linux sometimes hidden bugs occur if code is compiled with new version of gcc,
so new file format or compiler changes may be a way to discover old hidden bugs.

Best regards

Stefan Salewski

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