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Re: glibc 2.1.3


On Fri, Feb 25, Mark Kettenis wrote:

>    The GNU C library now includes Michael Glad's Ultra Fast Crypt, which
>    provides the Unix `crypt' function, plus some other entry points.  Because
>    of the United States export restriction on DES implementations, we are
>    distributing this code separately from the rest of the C library.  There is
>    an extra distribution tar file just for crypt; it is called
>    `glibc-crypt-2.1.1.tar.gz' (or whatever the last version is).  You can just
>    unpack the crypt distribution along with the rest of the C library and
>    build; you can also build the library without getting crypt.  You 
>    can get the crypt distribution via anonymous FTP from
> [], or another archive site
>    outside the USA.  Archive maintainers are encouraged to copy this
>    distribution to their archives outside the USA.  Please get it from
>; transferring this distribution from (or any other
>    site in the USA) to a site outside the USA is in violation of US export
>    laws.

On is already a link to
glibc-crypt-2.1.tar.gz. I hope this will help the people to find
the correct version. I don't know if it is already mirrored to
the public server outside, but it should be due the next hours.


Thorsten Kukuk
SuSE GmbH            Schanzaeckerstr. 10            90443 Nuernberg
Linux is like a Vorlon.  It is incredibly powerful, gives terse,
cryptic answers and has a lot of things going on in the background.

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