[Cin] [spam?] Re: CinGG AppImage

Georgy Salnikov sge at nmr.nioch.nsc.ru
Thu Feb 25 04:20:19 CET 2021

On Wed, 24 Feb 2021, Phyllis Smith via Cin wrote:

> CinGG-20210224-x86-64.AppImage                              newer distros
> CinGG-20210224-x64-64_older_distros.AppImage                older distros
> CinGG-20210224-i686.AppImage
> 32-bit with the assumption that these are all older distros if 32-bit
> maybe incorporate the libc version ? the problem with this is that 90% of
> the users would not even know what this means.

I'd say, the problems from incompatible libc (and incompatible X11) are
relatively seldom.

*.AppImage - build under newer libc
*_older_distros.AppImage - build under older libc

This should be sufficient. An advanced user can figure out references to a
particular version of libc via `nm -D', and rebuild from source what he

Georgy Salnikov
NMR Group
Novosibirsk Institute of Organic Chemistry
Lavrentjeva, 9, 630090 Novosibirsk, Russia
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Email   sge at nmr.nioch.nsc.ru

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