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Re: LFS (Re: Bug#79490: test11 is bad; this package should be removed ASAP)

On Wed, Dec 13, 2000 at 05:48:08PM -0800, Joey Hess wrote:
> Ben Collins wrote:
> > The same could be said for ftp.kernel.org, but it is still there. The main
> > reason Xu has uploaded this is so archs can build kernel-header packages
> > so that libc6 can use it and have LFS support.
> Ah, LFS support. Are you planning to enable it by default in glibc? I
> understand there might be some kind of performance hit?

Of course not by default. It only applies to when programs (such as
fileutils, perl and apache) enable it themselves at compile time via
proper defines (which override the default non-LFS functions) or call the
LFS functions directly (such as stat64, etc..).


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