Re: [firstname.lastname@example.org: Argh.]
On Mon, 4 Sep 1995, Michael K. Johnson wrote:
> Ian Murdock writes:
> >Well, it appears there is a serious problem with libc 4.6.27 and
> >earlier. Should we upgrade to libc 4.7.4 at this late date? Has
> >anyone used this version? If so, what have been your experiences?
> I need to compile motif apps, and so do many others. 4.7.x versions
> don't allow that. Therefore, the fixes should be applied to 4.6.27 if
> possible. Debian could release 126.96.36.199, I suppose, or 4.6.28. But
> just using 4.7.x is not a good idea since you can't compile Motif
> apps with it.
The code is not able to be remerged into the 4.6.XX package stream mainly
because H.J. Lu (I think) said that there was a total rewrite and this
would be a waste of time, Since the majority of people should be going to
ELF anyway. Which by the way does fix the problem.
Is ELF a choice :)