[arch-dev-public] [signoff] glibc-2.14 toolchain build

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Tue Jun 7 06:18:32 EDT 2011

The glibc-2.14 toolchain update is in [testing].  Here is a summary of 
the changes.

  - major version release
  - add patch to fix libdl crash


The RPC implementation in libc is obsoleted.  Old programs keep working
but new programs cannot be linked with the routines in libc anymore.
Programs in need of RPC functionality must be linked against TI-RPC.
The TI-RPC implementation is IPv6 enabled and there are other benefits.

Visible changes of this change include (obviously) the inability to link
programs using RPC functions without referencing the TI-RPC library and
the removal of the RPC headers from the glibc headers.

  - upstream update

  - just rebuilt

  - new snapshot from 2.21 branch (close to 2.21.1 release)

  - rebuild

This will sit in [testing] for a while to get some decent testing.  The 
testsuites all look fine so I am not expecting too many issues...


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