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Re: Glibc 2.2 and potato

On Fri, 24 Nov 2000, Christopher C. Chimelis wrote:

> 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).
Yah. Don't know about the headers so much, but code-wise USB seems to have
been flopping back and forth on SMP useability. I also say waiting
until 2.4.0 is released.

And yay for Alpha compile!
(goes to compile for Sparc)

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