5.1-pre1 - safe or not?

Jeremy Utley jeremy at jutley.org
Mon Mar 29 15:29:33 PST 2004


On Mon, 2004-03-29 at 15:19, Jack wrote:
> In another thread, Miguel Bazdresch <lfs-01 at thewizardstower.org> said
> 
>      You need to be aware that the main problem with 5.1-pre is that its
>      glibc is not guaranteed to work.
> 
> Can someone expand on this?  Are there known problems, or just 
> suspected ones?  I'm in the middle of building 5.1-pre1.  My first two 
> builds (in chapter 6) of glibc resulted in a linuxthreads error during 
> make check (same error both tries), but extracting clean source from 
> the tar got past that.  Might I be OK, or can I look forward to more 
> problems?

On X86 architectures, you should be pretty much fine.  On other archs,
there are subtle problems.

-J-




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