[drepper at redhat.com: glibc 2.3.2]

James Iwanek chthon at chthon-uk.com
Mon Mar 3 04:57:15 PST 2003


Greg Schafer wrote:

> On Sat, Mar 01, 2003 at 07:19:59PM -0600, Matt Reppert wrote:
>> Just replaced the C library on the turn-of-the-year CVS system I had, and
>> ... well, X comes up and I can write this, so it seems to have worked
>> well enough :) And I once again have real-time signal capabilities.
>> 
>> Uli mentions that the "sources have been prepared to be used with NPTL",
>> so I wonder if that means that NPTL will work on top of 2.3.2, once the
>> other kernel issues get worked out ...
> 
> Has anyone been keeping up with NPTL developments? I've sort of kept an
> eye on it but haven't been game enough to try a 2.5 kernel yet. My
> understanding (which could be totally wrong) is you need:-
> 
>  - 2.5 kernel headers
>  - configure glibc with "--with-tls" for the Thread Local Storage ELF ABI
>  - gcc-3.3 or the RHL8 branch of 3.2.x for gcc "__thread" keyword support
> 
> Dunno.
> 
> Greg

expanding on the kernel headers bit you need atleast 2.5.37 (or so the
release notes for 0.1 say)

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Jay
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