Dead Project? (I hope not)

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Sat Aug 19 11:48:07 PDT 2006


On 8/19/06, Joe Ciccone <jciccone at gmail.com> wrote:
> Matthew Burgess wrote:
> >
> > Glibc I've not upgraded because I was put off by upstream's
> > recommendation not to run it in production environments coupled with a
> > couple of bugs I've read about on the lfs lists.
>
> This patch definitely needs to be added.
> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/downloads/glibc/glibc-2.4-iconv_fix-1.patch
>
> The openat patch really only applies if you're building glibc with
> --enable-kernel=2.6.17. (uses 2.6.0 currently.) So It doesn't need to be
> added, Just mentioning it for the people that may want to.
> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/downloads/glibc/glibc-2.4-openat-3.patch

Thanks, Joe. Question about the second one. It's different than the
hack the guy proposes in the glibc bugzilla. How did you come up with
what's there now?

> The 2 patches that are on the page now, glibc-2.3.6-linux_types-1.patch
> and glibc-2.3.6-inotify-1.patch can be dropped. Inotify is built in 2.4
> and I built xorg-7.1 twice last night without the linux_types patch.

Yep.

> It looks like there is a command to copy the inotify header to
> /usr/include/sys which can also be dropped.

Yep.

Thanks.

--
Dan



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