Re: older kernels + new glibc?

From: Chris Meadors
Date: Mon Mar 29 2004 - 16:48:44 EST

On Mon, 2004-03-29 at 13:34 -0800, Lev Lvovsky wrote:

> ok, so this presents a bit of a problem in that case (assuming I'm
> understanding you) - I'm working backwards in this respect, as I'm
> using the "new" version of glibc, and an older version of the kernel
> than the one that glibc was told to remain compatible with - the
> important question, is does this order of operations (possibly) break
> things, or does the fact that I compiled the kernel on this new version
> of glibc remove any issues.

It does not remove any issues. The kernel doesn't care what libc you
are running, it doesn't make use of the C libraries at all. But as you
have discovered the libc can be told to care a great deal about the
kernel on which it is running.


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