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SubjectRe: SLOW SLOW SLOW tar with 2.2.0
  Michael Talbot-Wilson <> writes:
> On 28 Jan 1999, Ulrich Drepper wrote:
> > glibc 2.1 (currentlz 2.0.111) with nscd.
> Uli, can we please have a RELEASE of glibc? It is now a "stable"
> kernel series. Do we have to use an ALPHA libc with it?

I would consider 2.0.111 to be of GAMMA quality myself... it's certainly
more stable than 2.2.0 has proven to be. ;-)

Ulrich wanted to do a real release for a few weeks now, but you know how it
is... all those pesky little bugs creeping up at the last minute, partly
because there are features glibc needs to track; the vfork() mess, for
instance -- people did end up with kernel+glibc combinations which were
dead ends, which is a big no-no.

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