Change to glibc build instructions -- RFC

Jim Gifford lfs at jg555.com
Tue Jul 27 10:15:03 PDT 2004


Bryan Kadzban wrote:

>On Tue, Jul 27, 2004 at 02:13:52AM -0700, Jim Gifford wrote:
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>>Remove pt_chown removal -- This is still required by programs, don't 
>>know why it was removed.
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>What programs need it?
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>Doesn't the devpts filesystem mean that it's not required anymore?  I
>thought devpts set up the permissions on the newly created PTY slave
>devices correctly, but I could be mistaken.
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>Maybe programs that have statically pulled in a grantpt() function from
>a system without devpts don't work, but I would think that glibc would
>do the devpts detection at runtime anyway.
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Bryan,
   How many people are using Unix 98 Ptys, I think most people are.





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