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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] Native POSIX Thread Library 0.1

On 2002.09.20 Ulrich Drepper wrote:
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>Adrian Bunk wrote:
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>> My personal estimation is that Debian will support kernel 2.4 in it's
>> stable distribution until 2006 or 2007 (this is based on the experience
>> that Debian usually supports two stable kernel series and the time between
>> stable releases of Debian is > 1 year). What is the proposed way for
>> distributions to deal with this?
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>Two ways:
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>- - continue to use the old code
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>- - backport the required functionality
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Could you post a list of requirements ? For example:
- kernel: futexes, per_cpu_areas
- toolchain: binutils version + RH-patches, gcc version
- glibc: 2.2.xxxx
etc...

Perhaps it is not so difficult, for example futexes are in -aa for 2.4,
Mandrake has gcc-3.2, etc...

Are you pushing hard for the infrastructure you need to get in standard
source trees (ie, changes to gcc, binutils...) ??

Thanks.

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