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Re: Exporting libc patches

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Exporting libc patches
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2011 13:54:59 +0100
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Thomas Schwinge <thomas@schwinge.name> skribis:

> On Sat, 29 Oct 2011 15:39:00 +0200, ludo@gnu.org (Ludovic 
> =?iso-8859-1?Q?Court=E8s?=) wrote:


>> Besides, the part of the Savannah patch that touches
>> sysdeps/i386/configure fails to apply to Sourceware’s glibc
>> (unsurprisingly): <http://hydra.nixos.org/build/1483499>.
> That's the reason for t/regenerate_configure, which brings all configure
> files into a consistent state.

Hmm what do you mean?

What I meant is that, unavoidably, upstream libc will regenerate the
configure scripts, and unavoidably our patch will become inapplicable as
a result.

I think the only way to avoid the problem is to not regenerate files in
our tree.


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