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From: Davide Cittaro <davide.cittaro@×××××××××××××××.it>
To: gentoo-alpha@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-alpha] glibc 2.5+
Date: Mon, 28 May 2007 15:12:10
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-alpha] glibc 2.5+ by "Bryan Østergaard"
On May 28, 2007, at 5:06 PM, Bryan Østergaard wrote:

> 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. >> >> >> >> 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). >
After 1 hour of building I've discovered that glibc doesn't compile even without nptlonly flag
>> 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 >= 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.
Unfortunately I have strict times and this general system update has been scheduled for this week. Since glibc-2.5-r2 is marked stable on alpha I thought I wouldn't run into such issues... :-( If I upgrade binutils can I use both nptl* flags? d /* Davide Cittaro HPC and Bioinformatics Systems @ Informatics Core IFOM - Istituto FIRC di Oncologia Molecolare via adamello, 16 20139 Milano Italy tel.: +39(02)574303007 e-mail: davide.cittaro@×××××××××××××××.it */


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Re: [gentoo-alpha] glibc 2.5+ "Bryan Østergaard" <kloeri@g.o>