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SubjectRe: [patch] futex patches, futex-2.5.69-A2

On Tue, 20 May 2003, Christoph Hellwig wrote:

> > you dont understand, do you? There are very valid and perfectly working
> > glibc installations [and maybe NGPT installations, futex users, etc.] out
> > there that will break if you remove sys_futex(). No amount of rpm hacking
> > will fix them up.
> And they'll break if you run _any_ released stable kernel, so what?

you havent ever used Ulrich's nptl-enabled glibc, have you? It will boot
on any 2.4.1+ kernel, with and without nptl/tls support. It switches the
threading implementation depending on the kernel features it detects.


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