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Re: Libc in CVS

To: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Subject: Re: Libc in CVS
From: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Date: Mon, 24 Nov 1997 12:05:49 +0100
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <m0xZv6B-0005FtC@lightning.swansea.linux.org.uk>; from Alan Cox on Mon, Nov 24, 1997 at 09:46:35AM +0000
References: <19971124054108.44804@lappi.waldorf-gmbh.de> <m0xZv6B-0005FtC@lightning.swansea.linux.org.uk>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Mon, Nov 24, 1997 at 09:46:35AM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Given that this opens the way to useable native X libraries, which makes
> > building a large number of other RPM packages possible, these patches
> > are quite a breakthough.
> 
> With luck it'll also fix the rpm-2.4.8 core dump bug which seems to be
> bad linking.

My rpm has never dumped core but it was complaining about nonexisting
users while creating the binary rpm file even though the user was
existing thus failing to build.  That rpm problem is fixed.

> I'll turn the RPM factory back on

All the source RPM packages on linus are known to build and work for
little endian targets.  Some of them, for example ncompress, have special
modifications to support big endian targets.

  Ralf

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