Dead Project? (I hope not)

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

On 8/19/06, Joe Ciccone <jciccone at> 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.
> 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.

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.


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




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