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Re: Why is libc updated every time there's an update to the kernel

On Wed, Aug 15, 2018 at 02:34:54PM +0200, Ulf Volmer wrote:
> On 15.08.2018 14:02, Reco wrote:
> > On Wed, Aug 15, 2018 at 08:33:37AM -0300, Marcelo Lacerda wrote:
> >> but I imagine that a
> >> security update to it doesn't actually change anything to libc source code,
> >> so why do the two of them always upgrade together?
> > 
> > Today's stable kernel update brought a patched kernel and a 'perf' tool.
> > That's it, no libc upgrade.
> package linux-libc-dev has been also updated today.

True. But libc6 (aka GNU libc) was not updated today, and it's the only
libc that counts.


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