glibc-2.4 released (was: Re: never mind: no linuxthreads in glibc-2.4)

Mike Frysinger vapier@gentoo.org
Mon Mar 13 03:12:00 GMT 2006


On Sunday 12 March 2006 14:23, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> hmmmm ... are "ports" just considered an add-on.  (asked by someone
> who has no clue what "ports" represent.)

yes

> i know that the standard identifier for an "add-on" is any directory
> that has a "configure" file in it -- glibc will normally configure
> such subdirectories automatically.  but there's no such "configure"
> file in the ports tarball so i guess glibc treats the "ports"
> directory specially.

it does ... configure will search for preconfigure fragments automatically
-mike

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