[arch-dev-public] glibc-2.10 toolchain in [testing]

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Wed May 13 23:03:33 EDT 2009

Allan McRae wrote:
> Hi,
> I have just push the glibc-2.10(.1) toolchain rebuild into [testing].  
> Apart from the glibc bump, I also updated gmp and took a newer gcc-4.4 
> snapshot which fixes a few compile issues.
> Here goes some information about the glibc update:
> http://udrepper.livejournal.com/20948.html
> The whole broken DNS server issue rears its head again.  It is a bit 
> more fixed than with glibc-2.9, but if you are having issues, read the 
> above link for ways to handle this.
> Some C++ programs that did incorrect things with string const-ness 
> will fail to compile with glibc-2.10.  If you have issues, look to 
> Fedora for patches as F11 has done their builds with this.

Forgot to mention what may be on of the more important parts...  The 
minimum kernel version required for glibc was bumped from 2.6.16 to 2.6.18.


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