no libidn/ in glibc-2.9

Alexander Kozlov akozlov at
Fri Mar 20 05:46:16 PDT 2009

>> there is no libidn/ in glibc-2.9 release, contrary to the 
>> contents of Chap.6. It appears in gnu snapshots though.
> Could you be more specific please?  I can't see any reference to 
> libidn in
> and a grep over the book sources only shows hits for commented 
> out 
> sections in chapter06/glibc.xml and chapter03/packages.xml.

You are right, libidn is not mentioned in the book, my fault.
There is libidn/ directory in the snapshot source tree which is 
absent in glibc-2.9 release. Is this something to worry about?


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