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Re: glibc broken

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: glibc broken
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2001 14:42:06 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.18i

On Wed, May 23, 2001 at 02:24:47PM -0400, Roland McGrath wrote:
> > On Tue, May 22, 2001 at 11:04:54PM -0400, Roland McGrath wrote:
> > > It is important to be clear about what works and what doesn't:
> > > 
> > > * statically linked user programs
> > > * statically linked user programs that use cthreads
> > 
> > I don't see how a statically linked program can be affected by a glibc
> > upgrade.  Note that I didn't recompile the Hurd with the new glibc.
> Ah!  I presumed you meant you'd recompiled everything, so I was thinking
> about the statically-linked boot fs.
> Be aware that when you use glibc versions in between releases, you might
> need to compile sometimes.  The binary compatibility occasionally gets
> broken by some test version of glibc and then fixed in a way that is not
> compatible with binaries compiled against that broken glibc.

Ok, I have compiled glibc.  I installed it.  I compiled the Hurd.  I
installed it.  And it is still broken :(


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