glibc-linuxthreads

Seth W. Klein sk at sethwklein.net
Mon Sep 2 07:26:51 PDT 2002


Greg Schafer <gschafer at zip.com.au> wrote:
> 
> On Sat, Aug 31, 2002 at 03:05:00PM +0100, Richard Lightman wrote:
> > 
> > * da02043 <da02043 at mail.ikasths.dk> [2002-08-31 14:40]:
> > > 
> > > I have been wondering why glibc and glibc-linuxthreads are distributed as
> > > seperate packages when they are allways installed together.
> > 
> > info "(libc)Supported Configurations"
> > 
> > And look carefully for the one that isn't linux.
> 
> Additonally, I seem to recall there might be some licensing and/or
> copyright issues. But I'm not 100% sure on that as I cannot find any
> definitive proof.

Perhaps you're remembering glibc-crypt which was separate due to
repressive US laws?

cheers,
Seth W. Klein
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