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Re: Bug#875927: perl: SIGUNUSED removal in glibc 2.26 changes PL_sig_name / SIG_SIZE

On Sun, Nov 19, 2017 at 05:01:27PM +0200, Niko Tyni wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 19, 2017 at 02:38:40PM +0100, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> > Now that we have glibc 2.26 in experimental, can I ask about the status
> > of this issue? Do we have to add Breaks: against the affected perl
> > packages?
> Thanks for the reminder.
> I looked a bit at "fixing" libasync-interrupt-perl, noted that it uses
> SIG_SIZE for other things too and decided I don't want to spend my time
> on that.
> My plan is to use the attached workaround, which should keep the ABI
> regardless of the glibc version. It should probably go to sid soon.
> I don't think Breaks are needed. The issue only happens if the current
> perl gets built with the new glibc. Assuming we upload the workaround
> to sid before glibc 2.26, I think it should be fine.


Nothing too much to add, but this sounds like a good idea.
Thanks for taking care of this!


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