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Re: glibc 2.3

But configure says NOT to install in /usr/local
FAQ says TO install in /usr/local
Which is it?  Or am I supposed to pick something other than /usr/ or /usr/local now?

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From: "Ulrich Drepper" <>
To: "Mike Black" <>
Cc: <>; <>
Sent: Thursday, October 03, 2002 12:22 PM
Subject: Re: glibc 2.3

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> Mike Black wrote:
> > It appears configure is using prefix /usr/local and spits out a bogus message.
> THere is no bogus messages.  Installing in /usr/local does not overwrite
> the system's libc and is safe from this perspective.  But gcc handles
> /usr/local special which might lead to normal compilations picking the
> headers up which might or might not lead to problems.  And /usr/local is
> the default prefix because this is what it always is.
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