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SubjectRe: [OFFTOPIC]: MS Porting Office to Linux?
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In message <199903181214.XAA32237@zipper.zip.com.au>, CaT writes:
+-----
| Harald Koenig wrote the following:
| > > > pardon me, but is 2.1 released at all ?
| > > Yes.
| > glibc-2.1 has been (temporarily) removed, until some
| > political issues are worked out.
| Yeah. I'm kinda suprised about that not being resolved yet. Basically
| you had to have been lucky. Either you got it before it was withdrawn,
| you managed to find it in some dark corner of the net or you managed
| to get it off a friend who got it. Other then that you're SOL.
+--->8

It's on one of Cygnus's machines still; I forget which.

The "political" issue is that glibc2.1 can't be built with gcc 2.8.1;
presumably it needs to be rewritten to be compatible with gcc 2.8.1 instead
of requiring egcs.

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