Re: cvs commit to glibc-package/debian/patches by gotom
On Tue, Feb 04, 2003 at 03:29:44PM -0500, Ben Collins wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 04, 2003 at 02:12:53PM -0500, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 04, 2003 at 01:58:59PM -0500, Ben Collins wrote:
> > > On Mon, Feb 03, 2003 at 11:45:36PM -0500, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> > > > On Mon, Feb 03, 2003 at 05:16:34PM -0700, Debian GLibc CVS Master wrote:
> > > > > Repository: glibc-package/debian/patches
> > > > > who: gotom
> > > > > time: Mon Feb 3 17:16:34 MST 2003
> > > > > Log Message:
> > > > > - debian/patches/0list: Disabled ldso-disable-hwcap.dpatch because
> > > > > (1) -opt is not provided currently, (2) disabling hwcap is not good
> > > > > way whether -opt package is installed or not.
> > > >
> > > > Um, did you talk to Ben about this? That patch is very important for
> > > > smooth upgrades.
> > >
> > > Leave the patch. Disabling hwcap breaks nothing, since normal libraries
> > > in /lib:/usr/lib are least common denominator. If you disable this
> > > patch, we will never be able to start using opt packages.
> > Ben, could you look over the current copy of the patch and see if it
> > does what it used to? I really think the test of __access's return
> > value is reversed.
> In all honesty, it was never tested. However, if it was reversed, then
> hwcap would not be working on any architectures, would it?
As far as I can tell, it _isn't_ working.
Right now, on 2.3.1-10, I get:
With /etc/ld.so.nohwcap Without
LD_LIBRARY_PATH uses hwcap! doesn't
Normal lib dirs uses hwcap! doesn't
Try it yourself with strace. If you want to see the libraries searched
be sure to remove /etc/ld.so.cache.
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