cvs commit: hints nptl.txt

timothy at linuxfromscratch.org timothy at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon May 19 15:16:47 PDT 2003


timothy     03/05/19 18:16:47

  Modified:    .        nptl.txt
  Log:
  Clarify warning about futexes.
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.13      +4 -2      hints/nptl.txt
  
  Index: nptl.txt
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/hints/nptl.txt,v
  retrieving revision 1.12
  retrieving revision 1.13
  diff -u -r1.12 -r1.13
  --- nptl.txt	15 May 2003 23:17:55 -0000	1.12
  +++ nptl.txt	19 May 2003 22:16:46 -0000	1.13
  @@ -38,6 +38,7 @@
   	patch. Removed any remants of NVIDIA.
     * 0.12 - 20030515 - Futexes have been made optional in the latest kernel.
   	make sure the user enables it. Update text for GCC 3.3.
  +  * 0.13 - 20030519 - Clarify warning about futexes.
   
   
   Introduction
  @@ -71,8 +72,9 @@
   
   	ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/rusty/modules/
   
  -   It is imperative that you enable futexes in all of your kernels.
  -   Without this feature, NPTL *WILL NOT* work.
  +   It is imperative that you enable futexes in your kernel. The very
  +   recent kernels have made the building of futexes optional, but it is
  +   required for NPTL to function.
   
   2. A recent CVS tarball of Glibc. This is required because NPTL uses
      features of Glibc that aren't yet in any released tarball. Download
  
  
  
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