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Re: libc6-i686 only for 2.6 kernels? was: Bug#219582: ITP: linux -- Linux 2.4 kernel

>>>>> "Daniel" == Daniel Jacobowitz <dan@debian.org> writes:

    Daniel> On Mon, Nov 10, 2003 at 07:17:13PM -0800, Mike Fedyk wrote:
    >> On Sat, Nov 08, 2003 at 06:43:09PM +0100, Robert Millan wrote: > And
    >> Nikita just pointed out there's libc6-i686. It might make sense to
    >> add > linux-i686 too. I'm open for discussing that, but this
    >> discussion doesn't > belong on the ITP bug.
    >> And why is it only for 2.6 kernels?  The processor specific package
    >> should support NPTL, and it doesn't require 2.6...

    Daniel> That sentence is contradictory - NPTL requires 2.6.

Unless one patch the kernel to support all the things like .<pid> files in
/proc, futex, O(1) scheduler, ...  (i.e., as in the "2.4" kernel of Redhat).


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