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SubjectRe: glibc and 2.1.26

> - Binutils
>Note that the last officially released version of Binutils is,
>and binutils isn't even available in the GCC private developers
>snapshot location anymore.
>When I tried using the latest private snapshot, which is binutils
>, the kernel wouldn't build at all --- ld complained that the
>___{start,stop}___{extable,keytab} symbols were missing.
>Stymied, I fell back to the binutils that's included with RedHat
>4.1, and the resulting kernel appeared to work.
>We should be really, really careful before telling people to use private
>development-only snapshots. In fact, if the only way to compile the 2.1
>kernel is to use private development-only snapshots, I would agrue
>something really wrong has happened.


-rw-r--r-- 1 hj linux-gc 4496896 Oct 4 20:26 binutils-

has been in tsx-11:/pub/linux/packages/GCC (the public dir) for a good 4
months now. If you need more, here's the first few lines from
release.binutils- in the same dir:

This is the public release of binutils for Linux, which is
based on binutils 2.7. You also need libc 5.4.7 and gcc 2.7.2 or
above to use the precompiled binaries.

Andy Berkheimer | Home: | Work:

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