util-linux [was Re: remote X applications]
>>>>> " " == Glenn Alexander <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Friday 29 June 2001 02:16, Paul Emsley wrote:
>> Actually, it was very easy, I changed __linux__ to __GNU__ in
>> mcookie.c and typed make. Tada! (I think also that prngd
>> should be used as one of the RNG, but I didn't include it).
>> We also get col, cal, look, ddate, logger, chkdupexe, kill,
>> renice, arch etc. I was surprised by how much so-called
>> "linux" stuff got built.
> If stuff is that portable, shouldn't it be moved out of
> util-linux and put with the general GNU utils??? My impression
> from the previous posts is that util-linux is for
> Linux-specific utils that are not portable to other arches???
I agree. It seems much depends on glibc, not linux (thanks
But there will be Flack(tm).