Notice of intent: patching glibc

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Fri Sep 2 20:43:21 UTC 2011

On Fri, 2011-09-02 at 22:28 +0200, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 02, 2011 at 01:20:19PM -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > Is there a specific reason glibc does this?
> Yes.
> > Can it not have a set of patches, one per change, as is usual practice?
> Fedora glibc sources are from git, and the bit diff is just generated
> diff between the upstream snapshot and corresponding Fedora snapshot,
> sans a few Fedora-only directories (which are packaged as extra tarball).

What is the 'corresponding Fedora snapshot'? What git tree is that a
snapshot of? A Fedora downstream branch of glibc, a different upstream
Adam Williamson
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