[JOKE] Re: glibc/ntpl

Nick Fotopoulos weasel at beyondnormal.org
Tue May 25 09:10:33 PDT 2004


On Tue, 2004-05-25 at 21:36 +0600, Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> Matthias Benkmann wrote:
> > On Tue, 25 May 2004 00:27:43 -0700 Jeremy Utley <jeremy at jutley.org> wrote:
> > 
> > 
> >>the build, and it would not affect the host requirements.  We'd still 
> >>need a kernel running on the host that could support NPTL, cause we'd 
> >>need the binaries built in chapter 6 to work properly.
> > 
> > 
> > Do any of the standard tools used during an LFS build use threads (except
> > for tests)? Doesn't seem likely. Or is an NPTL-enabled glibc incompatible
> > with non-NPTL kernels even for non-threaded binaries?
> 
> It is incompatible with kernels which don't support Thread-Local Storage.
> 
> If you really don't want to upgrade your host kernel and you have a 
> really fast CPU (Intel Pentium VI 30 GHz will still be too slow), this 
> procedure (supposedly) will help you.
> 
> NOTE: this is not tested at all. My CPU is too slow for that.
> 
> 1) Obtain a host with the following features (kernel 2.2.16 is probably 
> OK): support for tun-tap networking, loop devices, sudo and nfs server.
>
> ( ... )
> 
> 20) Set up the boot loader from LFS.
> 
> -- 
> Alexander E. Patrakov
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> -- 
<acting like he gets it>

hahaha...

</acting like he gets it>

;)

Nick




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