Re: More glibc 2.1.1 stuff
>>>>> Steve Dunham writes:
> I'm still trying to figure out the glibc 2.1.1 stuff. A lot of stuff
> seems to break if I use your 2.1.1-0.2 package (on a sun4u machine).
> I'm not sure why (the 2.1.1-0.1.1 package worked fine). I tried a
> recompile of the 0.2 package and it didn't help (2.2.5+cvs kernel).
> In an effort to figure out what is going wrong, I grabbed the Red Hat
> source package from their RawHide distribution (which runs fine with
> their 2.2.4 kernel on all machines).
> There were a few differences: They have nothing resembling our
> sigaction, and sigstack patches (are they still needed?) They have an
> additional "libio-vfork" patch, which may fix our problems with
> non-cvs kernels (I'm not sure, but I've attached it so you can look at
> it). Another difference is that RH is using glibc-990329.tar.gz as a
> base and we are using glibc-19990406.tar.gz.
The vfork patch is superseded by:
1999-03-29 Paul Eggert <firstname.lastname@example.org>
* libio/iopopen.c (_IO_new_proc_open): Don't modify proc_file_chain
while in child process.
which should be in 2.1.1-0.2.
> One other, general note. The RedHat ncsd init script doesn't start it
> on 2.0 kernels, they say that it won't run on kernels older than 2.2.0
> because of threading problems.
Read the FAQ ("2.24. When I use nscd the machine freezes."), they're
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