Re: libc6 2.5 and Etch
On Wed, Oct 25, 2006 at 01:27:07PM +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> We plan to upload [glibc-2.5] right after the release of etch.
> This version works on all architectures, but m68k, hurd and hppa which
> don't have TLS support.
> For hppa the work is almost done, I am currently building the packages
> (but on a slow machine) to test them.
> For m68k and hurd, I have sent a mail to the porters a few months ago, I
> haven't received any answer. Maybe we should have to drop those
> architectures, at least temporarily.
Speaking for the Hurd porters, we know that this needs to be done, but
so far nobody either had enough time or enough skill to do the necessary
work for it.
<marcus> for example, there is only one correct way to blank a screen,
and look at the number of screensavers
<marcus> people think it's cool, but apparently they have not seen