Glibc Patch

Bryan Kadzban bryan at kadzban.is-a-geek.net
Sun Jan 25 06:04:31 PST 2004


Ron wrote:
> so its a 2.6 bug? wasnt really sure what it was. sorry.

It's triggered by the "sysinfo DSO" that was put into the kernel during
2.5 development sometime.  I *think* it's a CVS-glibc-running-under-
kernel-2.6 bug.

It's been discussed here before, in any case:

http://linuxfromscratch.org/pipermail/lfs-dev/2003-August/036846.html

(The rest of this thread may be informative, too.)  Also here:

http://linuxfromscratch.org/pipermail/lfs-dev/2003-October/039428.html

That post links to the following one, which describes the issue and
provides the patch that the NPTL hint uses:

http://sources.redhat.com/ml/libc-alpha/2003-09/msg00261.html



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