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

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Thu May 14 01:06:51 EDT 2009

On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 10:03 PM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> 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.

This is probably news-item worthy when we move it out to [core], more
as an FYI than anything.


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