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Re: some glibc issues...

To: Alex deVries <adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca>
Subject: Re: some glibc issues...
From: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 1998 01:35:41 +0100
Cc: SGI Linux <linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.95.980111174623.26800D-100000@lager.engsoc.carleton.ca>; from Alex deVries on Sun, Jan 11, 1998 at 05:49:45PM -0500
References: <Pine.LNX.3.95.980111174623.26800D-100000@lager.engsoc.carleton.ca>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Sun, Jan 11, 1998 at 05:49:45PM -0500, Alex deVries wrote:

> Two things that puzzle me:
> 
> - exactly what's wrong with using -lbsd now?

It simply doesn't exist anymore.  RedHat on kludges things by making
libbsd.a a link to libbsd-compat.a.  That's a broken attempt to keep
Makefiles alive because -D_BSD_SOURCE needs to be added to CFLAGS for
BSD code anyway ...

> - why does sys/mount.h have no MS_ defines in it now?

Duh?  It does have them ...

  Ralf

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