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Re: [PATCH] Remove compat from DEFAULT_CONFIG lookup strings
On Fri, 18 Aug 2017, Steve Ellcey wrote:
> On Fri, 2017-08-18 at 21:12 +0000, Joseph Myers wrote:
> > On Fri, 18 Aug 2017, Steve Ellcey wrote:
> > >
> > > I would think so. I did a search and didn't find any more "compat"
> > > lookups beyond what you found. Not doing these changes didn't cause
> > > any testsuite failures but it does seem like they should be changed. I
> > > updated them and reran the testsuite and got no regressions. Here is
> > > an updated patch.
> > Does this affect any defaults visible to glibc users? If it does, it
> > needs an entry in the "Deprecated and removed features, and other changes
> > affecting compatibility" section of NEWS.
> I think everything is already in the 2.26 Depreciated section. This
> was done when the original patch to remove libnss_compat was made.
> These changes are just dealing with the fact that that patch was
But the impression that NEWS entry gives is that you can use
--enable-obsolete-nsl to get back the previous semantics. Does your patch
change the semantics in the --enable-obsolete-nsl case?
Joseph S. Myers