Re: stability of libc6-i686?
On Fri, 31 Oct 2003 15:33:34 -0700,
Monique Y. Herman wrote:
> Unstable has a new package available: libc6-i686. Apparently
> libc6 optimized for the 686 architecture. Now, this sounds
> attractive to me, but the package warns of commercial apps
> potentially blowing chunks. IBM's jdk is specifically called
> out for this.
> Does it seem fairly safe to go ahead and install this? If the
> problem is only with commercial apps, it shouldn't crash my
> system or anything, right?
To add to the question: Is it safe to build this (and still be
able to build third-party free or almost free software like
MPlayer or the DRI XF86 fork)? I see a massive build-dependency
on something called linux-kernel-headers.