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Re: turn off VDSO on glibc side
- From: "Carlos O'Donell" <carlos at redhat dot com>
- To: heroxbd <heroxbd at gentoo dot org>
- Cc: libc-help at sourceware dot org
- Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2013 11:34:36 -0400
- Subject: Re: turn off VDSO on glibc side
- References: <87fvvymich dot fsf at proton dot in dot awa dot tohoku dot ac dot jp> <201307011258 dot 55684 dot vapier at gentoo dot org> <87txkckr0l dot fsf at proton dot in dot awa dot tohoku dot ac dot jp>
On 07/03/2013 04:05 AM, heroxbd wrote:
>> or upgrade your kernel to one that isn't buggy :p
> Yeah. At the same time, RHEL is our main use case for Prefix/libc where
> glibc is too old. I think doing the patch on our side is better than
> getting users to upgrade their already-set-up-but-easy-to-break or
> hard-to-request-kernel-upgrade-VPS systems.
What problem are you trying to solve?
May I ask why you want a new glibc?
I ask because if you just want a new compiler you could use the
Developer Toolset (DTS) to get the benefit of newer compilers,
linkers, and tools without the need to recompile the entire base
runtime (uses the system glibc).
If you want new API's from glibc, then that's a problem DTS