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Re: Bug#666728: in ia32 compat mode, ktimer_create etc return ENOSYS


Robert Millan <rmh@debian.org> writes:
> Christoph, is this a big problem for buildds?
> El 1 d’abril de 2012 13:09, Robert Millan <rmh@debian.org> ha escrit:
>> Package: kfreebsd-image-8.1-1-amd64
>> Version: 8.1+dfsg-9
>> Severity: important
>> When running ia32 binaries using an amd64 kernel using the compatibility layer,
>> ktimer_* kernel calls return ENOSYS.
>> My patch for timer_* support in glibc will be able to fallback to the generic
>> implementation when this is detected.  However, the improvements won't be
>> available on setups that suffer from this limitation.
>> This bug is present in all versions of kFreeBSD up to 10-CURRENT.

Sorry missed that mail.

I don't expect many 32bit programs to be run in 64bit builds. It might
be a problem for testsuites of some biarch packages but as these are
going away as well I'd say we're ok with this limitation.



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