Gentoo Logo
Gentoo Spaceship




Note: Due to technical difficulties, the Archives are currently not up to date. GMANE provides an alternative service for most mailing lists.
c.f. bug 424647
List Archive: gentoo-alpha
Navigation:
Lists: gentoo-alpha: < Prev By Thread Next > < Prev By Date Next >
Headers:
To: gentoo-alpha@g.o
From: Bryan Østergaard <kloeri@g.o>
Subject: Re: glibc 2.5+
Date: Mon, 28 May 2007 17:06:11 +0200
On Mon, May 28, 2007 at 04:01:15PM +0200, Davide Cittaro wrote:
> Hi all, I've found that glibc 2.5+ cannot be compiled on my alpha, as  
> reported on gentoo bugzilla by another person.
> 
> http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=179353
> 
> I have a couple of questions, then:
> 1- it is safe to use '-nptlonly' flag?
Not really. In the past we've found Linuxthreads to be unstable and
nptlonly is much preferred for that reason (we had programs randomly
crashing with Linuxthreads and no problems with NPTL).

> 2- when the patched glibc will be available in portage (comment 2 of  
> that bug has been posted  one week ago)?
As soon as glibc upstream fixes the problem. Meanwhile you have two
different options.

1. Upgrade to binutils >=2.17.50.0.15 and risk possible unknown bugs
from doing so.
2. Ignoring glibc-2.5 updates until upstream fixes the issue.

My recommendation would be to wait and not try to work around the issue
yourself.

Regards,
Bryan Østergaard
-- 
gentoo-alpha@g.o mailing list


Replies:
Re: glibc 2.5+
-- Davide Cittaro
References:
glibc 2.5+
-- Davide Cittaro
Navigation:
Lists: gentoo-alpha: < Prev By Thread Next > < Prev By Date Next >
Previous by thread:
glibc 2.5+
Next by thread:
Re: glibc 2.5+
Previous by date:
glibc 2.5+
Next by date:
Re: glibc 2.5+


Updated Jun 17, 2009

Summary: Archive of the gentoo-alpha mailing list.

Donate to support our development efforts.

Copyright 2001-2013 Gentoo Foundation, Inc. Questions, Comments? Contact us.