base kernel to build fedora
schwab at redhat.com
Mon May 17 08:42:35 UTC 2010
Xose Vazquez Perez <xose.vazquez at gmail.com> writes:
> It's a 'must have', for some packages.
> e.g. GLIBC: http://sourceware.org/git/?p=glibc.git;a=blob_plain;f=sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/kernel-features.h;hb=HEAD
> A lot of features can't be used, because 2.6.18(3.5 years old)
> is the base kernel.
This is not true. It only means that some features must be tested for
at runtime, instead of just assuming they are present. The only effect
is that glibc is slightly larger.
Andreas Schwab, schwab at redhat.com
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