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If I upgrade the kernel,will old binaries use new version of .so or still the old version?


Why kernel has nothing to do with .so?

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The kernel has nothing to do with the version of any shared objects.


Because the kernel is the kernel and shared objects are shared objects.

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Do you mean kernel upgrade only modifies /proc/kcore ? – kernel Apr 5 '11 at 3:39
The kernel upgrade only changes the kernel and what comes with it. – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Apr 5 '11 at 3:41
Doesn't what comes with it include shared objects? – kernel Apr 5 '11 at 3:45
Only the VDSO stuff, which you don't have to care about. – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Apr 5 '11 at 3:47
OK,I got that now,thanks!But what if a specific .so is upgraded,will the old binaries that depend on it use new version automatically? – kernel Apr 5 '11 at 3:57

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