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Re: [PATCH 0/2] Make ldd more portable and robust

On 2013-06-28 13:12, Joseph S. Myers wrote:
> On Fri, 18 Jan 2013, Joseph S. Myers wrote:
>> On Thu, 22 Nov 2012, P. J. McDermott wrote:
>>> (I don't have a copyright assignment agreement on file for glibc.  I
>>> doubt these changes would be considered legally significant, but I can
>>> send in papers if necessary.)
>> The try_trace change may not need an assignment, but by the time we 
>> include the full patches for bug 13853 (avoiding $"") I think the changes 
>> are big enough to need one.  Now 2.17 is out, the release freeze is over 
>> and we're in active development for 2.18, it would be good to do the 
>> assignment and then repost versions of these patches for current sources 
>> (addressing any issues from the last patch reviews).
> It seems this patch discussion tailed off ... I'd still like to see these 
> changes from last November (avoiding $"", and ldd portability) get into 
> glibc,

Yes, sorry this has taken so long.

> though now it would need to be for 2.19,

Yes, I guess it's much too late to start changing translatable strings
for 2.18.  I'll update these patches for the 2.19 cycle.

Is it too close to the freeze for the ldd try_trace portability patch
[1] as well?


> but I think they are now 
> big enough to need an assignment.

I returned an assignment form almost a week ago, but I haven't yet
received confirmation from FSF.

Patrick "P. J." McDermott

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