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Re: Requiring Linux 3.2 for glibc 2.24
- From: Florian Weimer <fweimer at redhat dot com>
- To: libc-alpha at sourceware dot org
- Cc: Joseph Myers <joseph at codesourcery dot com>
- Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:21:13 +0100
- Subject: Re: Requiring Linux 3.2 for glibc 2.24
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On 02/09/2016 03:54 PM, Florian Weimer wrote:
> On 02/09/2016 03:36 PM, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
>> I am in favor of that. That said when have we tried to do so in Debian
>> stretch/sid (which will be released in 2017), people started to complain
>> loudly that it breaks openvz. We had to revert the change given a lot of
>> VPS providers are using openvz.
>> It seems that openvz is currently not ported on more recent kernels than
>> 2.6.32 and that it will be supported until 2019 for SLES11 and 2020 for
>> RHEL7. This unfortunately doesn't encourage openvz to move to newer
> I've got access to a Virtuozzo container which runs on a commercially
> supported (?) 3.10 kernel variant.
It turns out it's lying about the kernel version: