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Re: libc6 is broken (still)

Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 10, 2001 at 12:55:06AM +0100, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> >  From what I understood, the current ld.so breakage is not worth a new
> > upload in Ben Collins' opinion. And this is driving me crazy. This bug
> > has been present for over a month now.
> >
> > Would somebody care making a new version of the libc6 with the patch here:
> > http://sources.redhat.com/ml/libc-alpha/2001-06/msg00238.html
> >
> > I have tried to do the compilation myself, but it fails some tests, and
> > craps out (I'm probably using the wrong compiler version or something).
> > I attached the patch I added to debian/patches (I also modified the
> > 0list file in the same directory).
> >
> > I hope someone can help, and I apologise in advance if mozilla is to
> > send this mail in HTML
> I'll try to talk Ben into a new upload.  In fact, he seems to have
> already been talked into it.

Does this mean potentially broken software like XFree86 doesn't have to care
about this? We've had quite some discussion about a solution...

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)    \   Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
CS student, Free Software enthusiast   \        XFree86 and DRI project member

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