Glibc 2.31 and kernel 5.10 compatibility consultation

Florian Weimer
Fri Jul 30 06:58:14 GMT 2021

* xiechengliang via Libc-help:

> Through the RELEASE of glibc 2.31, it is found that the highest kernel
> version used in the test is 5.4, Is there a compatibility problem if
> the kernel uses 5.10?

No, on the main architectures, all recent glibc releases are compatible
with all kernels from Linux 3.2 at run time.  There might be some quirks
around building glibc itself due to header incompatibilities, but those
do not extend to run-time issues.


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