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SubjectRe: Bug in large files ext2 in 2.4.0-test11 ?
On 20 Nov 00 at 13:19, Ben Collins wrote:
>
> Does kernel 2.4.x compile and run well for all of our supported archs?

AFAIK yes. At least on all Debian archs.

> Do programs compiled against a glibc with LFS (2.4.x kernel) support, and
> using that LFS support, work on kernel 2.2.x machines?

Yes. Even glibc (2.2) compiled against kernel without LFS support has LFS
interface. Of course limited to 2GB files only.

> Secondly, anyone who thinks they know what they are doing, can simply
> download the Debian glibc sources files, and build against kernel-2.4.0
> headers with this simple command:
>
> LINUX_SOURCE=/usr/src/linux-2.4.0-test11 apt-get -b source glibc
>
> Simple, eh? :)

But time consuming... If you already invested CPU power to compile
that large beast...
Best regards,
Petr Vandrovec
vandrove@vc.cvut.cz

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