[oclug] glibc gcc symbol strangeness
thetech at folkwolf.net
Thu Mar 7 21:55:48 EST 2002
Patrick Smith wrote:
> Johnathan Hicks wrote:
> > Patrick Smith wrote:
> > > But I've built glibc 2.2.5 with gcc 3.0.4, and am using the result now,
> > > without problems.
> > Do you know if Mandrake does anything special with their releases of glibc? I
> > wouldn't want to download the tarball of 2.2.5 build it and find that there
> > were incompatabilities.
> Isn't Mandrake RPM based? Perhaps you can get the spec file(s) that
> control how they build glibc and take a look at them before downloading
> the tarball?
Well I grabbed the tarball anyway... :)
Yes Mandrake is RPM based, but all the patches they do are applied to the
source tree after it is unpacked. Figuring out what all the Mandrake patches
do would be a bit tricky I think and there are lots of them. :(
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