[RFC PATCH] Remove --enable-obsolete-rpc flag
Thu Jun 4 11:38:23 GMT 2020
On Thu, Jun 04, Petr Vorel wrote:
> > * Petr Vorel:
> > > this is a naive approach to stop providing the Sun RPC headers and
> > > related tools. It'd be great to move on and encourage using libtirpc and
> > > rpcsvc-proto for the rest of the users which are still using glibc
> > > implementation on never distros. Is it too early for it? If not,
> > > dropping --enable-obsolete-nsl could also be considered.
> > I'm surprised that --enable-obsolete-nsl is not broken by this. I would
> > have expected that we would have to move that one first. Don't the
> > installed headers for libnsl use rpc headers?
> I guess, Thorsten would know getter. nis/libnsl.h include <rpcsvc/nis.h> so it
> looks like I first need to implement --enable-obsolete-nsl.
The glibc libnsl code depends on sunrpc. Maybe it will built with
libtirpc, never tried that, but this doesn't make any sense.
If you want to remove code:
Thorsten Kukuk, Distinguished Engineer, Senior Architect SLES & MicroOS
SUSE Software Solutions Germany GmbH, Maxfeldstr. 5, 90409 Nuernberg, Germany
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