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Re: Cross-rpcgen patch, version 6
On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 9:40 AM, Andreas Jaeger <email@example.com> wrote:
>> I'd hope that eventually the libtirpc project may maintain rpcgen and
>> librpcsvc and provide the rpcgen-generated headers instead of glibc -
>> but as I understand it, first it still needs to be enhanced to provide
>> all the RPC features that glibc no longer does, so it is a genuine
>> complete replacement for that functionality in glibc.
> I agree - but right now I see no action from the project. The last email on
> their mailing list is from February and I see no activity in moving forward
> I wouldn't mind reverting the removal in glibc and including sunrpc again
> since there's no replacement yet. ;-(
I believe that this should be done sooner rather than later e.g. 2.16
or 2.17 timeframe.
My feeling is that it was a premature removal. We should have had
overlap before removing the code from glibc.