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Bug#640922: pu: package eglibc/2.11.2-10 (Was: Bug#639897: Please don't check /proc/mounts)

On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 07:40:39PM +0100, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-09-08 at 16:31 +0200, Sandro Tosi wrote:
> > would you consider the attached patches for a squeeze point release for eglibc?
> > 
> > The reason behind this request is: on systems with a lot of mounts,
> > statvfs64() libc function takes a huge amount of times since it needs
> > to parse /proc/mounts. With the proposed patches, and with a kernel
> > from bpo (it's needed >= 2.6.36 where there's a syscall to get what
> > libc needs) we can fix this behavior.
> Aurelien - are these patches already included in the proposed eglibc
> 2.11.4?

No, they are not. I am waiting for your opinion before adding them to 
our stable branch.

Aurelien Jarno	                        GPG: 1024D/F1BCDB73
aurelien@aurel32.net                 http://www.aurel32.net

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