Glibc-2.3.3 tarball

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at swbell.net
Sat Jan 10 18:26:36 PST 2004


Greg Schafer wrote:

>On Sat, Jan 10, 2004 at 04:26:00PM -0600, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
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>>Greg Schafer wrote:
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>>>IMPORTANT
>>>=========
>>>Of course, there is a catch to all of this and that is -- by using the new
>>>Glibc we are bringing on the pain of the Coreutils POSIX compliance 
>>>madness.
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>Greg,
>> I have not been keeping up with this.  Can you give a summary or a 
>>pointer to the issues?
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>>
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>This thread should cover it:
>
>http://mail.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-coreutils/2003-09/msg00082.html
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>
Thanks for the pointer.  That explains the problem.

Now, the issue is how LFS should handle it.  IMHO we should include a 
patch that enables the old functionality.  We should also explain the 
issue in the text and let the user decide whether to use the patch or not.

  -- Bruce





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