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Re: glibc 2.29 needs Python

From: Ricardo Wurmus
Subject: Re: glibc 2.29 needs Python
Date: Sat, 01 Jun 2019 18:48:18 +0200
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address@hidden writes:

>> Yes! ... are we -- in the far future -- going to replace
>> Guile with Mes for the Guix bootstrap?  Could it be that the glibc
>> developers haven't seen my talk? :-/
> Maintain a variant of glibc or your own libc?
> It's not that far off for an Operating System, and nothing which is 
> impossible.

Since we’re all part of the GNU project our aim should be to make this
work without having to fork the C library.

Maintaining a variant of the C library is not a realistic option,
because it’s enough work to maintain each of the other GNU packages that
are involved in this endeavor.


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