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Re: Bug#218657: the latest libc6 + 2.6 kernel problem (was Re: Bug#218657: glibc: libc6 2.3.2.ds1-8 breaks system with x86_64 kernel)

On Fri, Nov 07, 2003 at 01:57:21PM -0700, Kevin Rosenberg wrote:
> Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> > What libc function is failing?  This sounds like a bug in the 32-bit
> > emulation layer of your kernel, at first look.
> The statfs invocation at line 183 in file
> coreutils-5.0.91/lib/fsusage.c is the failing function.
> Is there much of a difference in the libc/kernel interaction between
> 2.3.2-9 which works fine and 2.3.2.ds1 versions?

Yes, substantially.  But LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.4.1 should undo it.  You'll
have dig further.

> > If you build glibc from source, it will automatically run the
> > testsuite.  If it's that badly broken it's unlikely to build, though.
> I suspect that you are right. Perhaps I can build the testsuite with
> 2.3.2-9 and then run it with the .ds1-10 glibc?

It's not really a testsuite, just a lot of little test programs.  I
doubt it will tell you anything new.

Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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