[arch-dev-public] How old kernel to "support" - Was: [signoff] coreutils-7.5
allan at archlinux.org
Tue Aug 25 01:32:41 EDT 2009
Thomas Bächler wrote:
> Allan McRae schrieb:
>>> Without that patch, what kernels does coreutils support then? Since
>>> breaks with pretty much everything below 2.6.24, I don't think it's
>>> useful to patch packages to support anything below 2.6.24.
>> It breaks support for kernels below 2.6.22. As our glibc supports
>> 2.6.18 and above and people can have a static dev, so I thought this
>> was a good patch to include. Anyway, it is an upstream patch, so the
>> next release will make this moot...
> I think this hasn't worked for years anyway.
Uh... so we can not have a static dev fs? Wasn't that the whole
argument against bumping the kernel version required for glibc too
high? Or has the situation changed enough with the new udev to revisit
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