Bug#640922: pu: package eglibc/2.11.2-10 (Was: Bug#639897: Please don't check /proc/mounts)
On Tue, 2011-09-13 at 07:10 +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> 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.
Unfortunately we don't appear to have settled on a final opinion yet.
Due to the closeness of the p-u-NEW freeze we've decided to not include
these changes in 6.0.3 and revisit them shortly afterwards when we look
at the eglibc stable changes again.