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Re: Glibc 2.2 and potato

On Fri, 24 Nov 2000, Chris Cheney wrote:

> One improvement that I have heard will come from compiling glibc against
> a 2.4 kernel is that it will provide large file support.  Right now any
> file over 4GB (iirc) on ix86 will cause all sorts of problems.  You can't
> even see a file with ls, it gives an error.
> I hope someone packages new 2.4.x kernel headers so that Ben can recompile
> glibc against it.

I think we're all waiting for the 2.4.0-test series to stabilise a bit
more before compiling anything against it.  I know that there have been
MANY changes in the headers for Alpha between 2.4.0-test1 and
2.4.0-test11-pre7 (which I just compiled today and am running).


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