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Re: [Libtirpc-devel] glibc/libtirpc and future of client RPC code

Hi Thorsten-

> On Jul 6, 2015, at 8:31 AM, Thorsten Kukuk <> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 25, Mike Frysinger wrote:
>> pretty sure the --disable-obsolete-rpc flag already accomplishes this.  the 
>> problem is that libtirpc is not a full replacement yet for the API in glibc.
> Yes, I learned that now, too, even after fixing some functions
> and adding missing compat functions, there are still quite a lot
> of small, but important changes. Especially the naming of variables
> in structs :(
> Is there somewhere a list or something similar with the biggest problems
> found out when tryint to disable sunrpc in glibc by default?
> With my latest TI-RPC patches, I only see two remaining problems, 
> both not solveable and needs adjustement in the applications:
> 1. programs trying to hook into svc_run().
> 2. different naming of some variables.

I’d like to hear details about both issues.

I think everyone on -devel wants to see a libtirpc on Linux that is
fully compatible with glibc. We are waiting for reports of the most
critical issues in this area, so please keep posting.

> The later may be solveable with some defines.

Chuck Lever

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