Re: glibc 2.3 migration plans
On Sat, Oct 05, 2002 at 01:31:13PM -0400, Jack Howarth wrote:
> Well on ppc we will have one specific requirement. All builds will
> have to be done on binutils 188.8.131.52.6 or greater. This is because
> in binutils 184.108.40.206.5 a glitch in how *r_offset was set was corrected
> (now its always zero) that prevented prelink from unprelinking back to
> the original binaries. This was because the value of *r_offset was set
> in an unpredictable manner before. The need for binutils 220.127.116.11.6
> is because of a bug that caused libraries to be created by ld which
> were not properly -zcombreloc and caused prelink to complain. This
> fix is multi-arch so while we don't know for sure if it effected non-ppc
> arches before 18.104.22.168.6, it certainly can't now.
Let me be clear: that is a requirement for _prelink_, not for glibc.
Glibc should be fine with our current binutils packages. So this does
not need to be done right away.
MontaVista Software Debian GNU/Linux Developer