Re: libc6-i686 only for 2.6 kernels? was: Bug#219582: ITP: linux -- Linux 2.4 kernel
On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 05:08:16AM +0100, Dagfinn Ilmari Mannsåker wrote:
> Daniel Jacobowitz <email@example.com> writes:
> > 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...
> > That sentence is contradictory - NPTL requires 2.6.
> But there should be a non-NPTL i686-optimized libc6 too, as in
> /lib/i686/cmov/ in addtion to the current /lib/tls/i686/cmov/.
Gotta draw the line somewhere. We chose to draw it there.
Building glibc four times on x86 hardware seems to be a bit excessive
for our needs.
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