Re: [ANNOUNCE] Native POSIX Thread Library 0.1

From: Ulrich Drepper (
Date: Fri Sep 20 2002 - 18:33:24 EST

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J.A. Magallon wrote:

> Could you post a list of requirements ? For example:
> - kernel: futexes, per_cpu_areas

There's a lot more. The signal handling, the exec handling, the exit
handling, the clone extensions.

> - toolchain: binutils version + RH-patches, gcc version

No RH patches. Don't spread misinformation.

All the changes needed for kernel, glibc, and the tools are in the
official sources trees. It's just that nobody else ships those versions
or versions with the necessary features backported.

> - glibc: 2.2.xxxx

The announcement said it clearly: you need at least the 2.3 prerelease
of as yesterday. Again, all in the public archive.

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