On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 11:39:35AM +0800, Paul Wise wrote: >On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 12:54 AM, Robert Millan <email@example.com> wrote: >>On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 05:50:40PM +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote: >>> >>>An example of such a package is glibc (bug#382175). I don't think >>>that removing SUNRPC support (and with it NIS, NFS and more) is a >>>suitable choice (unless we want to lose all users who haven't >>>switched yet to Ubuntu). >> >>I have my doubts that the problem with glibc is so difficult as you >>present it. It's probably just a matter of contacting the right >>person at Sun, or perhaps integrating another library from one of the >>*BSD. > >Perhaps the portmap/glibc maintainers (CCed) would like to reply to the >Sun employee who intends to help with this issue, once someone tells >them what needs to be done (see last message on #424957)? The Sun employee is the Chief Open Source Officer at Sun Microsystems, Simon Phipps.
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