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Re: GNU/Libc 2.3.1 on HP-PARISC requires >= 2.4.19 kernel.

On Wed, Dec 04, 2002 at 08:08:45PM -0500, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
> What?
> =====
> During the changeover from GNU/Libc 2.2.x to 2.3.x HPPA has changed
> it's minimum GNU/Libc kernel version to 2.4.19.

I feel this was a mistake.

> Why?
> ====
> - More testing.
> - Bugs fixed in unaligned handlers.
> - Trap handler fixes.
> - More things than you can shake a stick at, and all thanks to the
>   wonderful kernel hacking team that parisc-linux has.

That's great, but there are still problems with 2.4.19 and 2.4.20.  I think
you're doing our users a disservice by requiring them to upgrade to 2.4.19.
Why not relax the minimum version requirement down to 2.4.17?

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