Arch Linux Switches To The New C++ ABI
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 10 December 2015 at 11:42 AM EST. 11 Comments
Arch Linux has switched over to using the new C++ ABI of GCC 5.

If you aren't familiar with the new C++ ABI that was introduced by GCC5 as part of their C++11 support, it's described in detail via this Red Hat blog post.

The noted posted this morning to confirms the switch to the new ABI. Arch Linux developers recommend rebuilding all non-repo packages against the new application binary interface.
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