Bug#293653: libc6.1: getcontext does not seem to be implemented on alpha
tags 293653 fixed-upstream
At Fri, 04 Feb 2005 22:04:34 +0100,
> Package: libc6.1
> Version: 2.3.2.ds1-20
> Severity: important
> When I try to use getcontext(2) on alpha, errno gets set to 78 (Function
> not implemented).
> I'm rather puzzeled since the first hit of "getcontext alpha linux" is
> * From: Richard Henderson <rth at twiddle dot net>
> * To: libc-alpha at gcc dot gnu dot org
> * Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 21:10:21 -0800
> * Subject: [alpha] getcontext et al
> The recent ppc work reminded me that I'd forgotten to implement
> these at all. Lazy me.
> (and the patches follow)
> Can it be that this one-year old upstream change slept thought in Debian?
Yes. Our code base is very old.