Re: glibc2.1 on Linux

Horst von Brand (
Wed, 02 Dec 1998 09:28:28 -0300

"D.A. Harris" <> said:
> On Mon, Nov 30, 1998 at 08:33:47PM +0330, HARAWAT.IN.ORACLE.COM wrote:

> > Does any one know the place where I can get glibc 2.1 version (or any
> > other version of glibc in which async i/o is implemented) for Linux. I
> > tried compiling glibc 2.0.85 on Linux 2.0.34, but it gave lots of
> > compilation errors.

> Get the latest gnu libc libs via ftp from

Nope. Get the core library from and
the latest add ons (linuxthreads, crypto) from
Note that the version numbers don't match! You'll also need the source of
the latest linux kernel for its headers. And get at least
egcs-1.0.3a for compiling the library, older gccs don't work. egcs is at

In any case, the latest stable kernel is 2.0.36, consider updating that one
first. Or go for development kernels.

Good luck!

Dr. Horst H. von Brand             
Departamento de Informatica                     Fono: +56 32 654431
Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria              +56 32 654239
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