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SubjectRe: 2.5.64-mm6
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On Thu, 2003-03-13 at 22:46, Shawn wrote:

> This reminds me of something I've not looked into for some time.
>
> Being an active user of the 2.5 series including -mm, should I have
> updated glibc, or is there nothing new enough yet to warrant that?

In 2.3 and beyond (current is 2.3.2 I think), there are a few 2.5
changes. Nothing required, though.

The biggest is NPTL, which takes advantage of all the threading stuff.

There is also sysenter support.

And support for new 2.5 system calls - most, but not all, of them are
there. I know the affinity calls are. And the new posix_fadvise().

> Maybe I should just ask the glibc people. Wasn't sure what the proper
> forum was.

libc-alpha is the public glibc list. It is hosted at
sources.redhat.com.

Robert Love

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