Re: libc6-i686 only for 2.6 kernels? was: Bug#219582: ITP: linux -- Linux 2.4 kernel
On Mon, Nov 10, 2003 at 10:19:39PM -0500, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> 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.
Sorry I didn't phrase that second sentence very well. I meant to ask why
the optimization wouldn't work with stock 2.4-non-NPTL kernels.
libc6 2.3.x has NPTL support, and that works with 2.4 kernels, so why
wouldn't the optmized libc package also?