linux-mips
[Top] [All Lists]

Re: glibc

To: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Subject: Re: glibc
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 18:14:19 +0200
Cc: Brian Murphy <brian.murphy@eicon.com>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <E15XNl1-0005C7-00@the-village.bc.nu>; from alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk on Thu, Aug 16, 2001 at 03:04:23PM +0100
References: <3B7B8951.B666A175@eicon.com> <E15XNl1-0005C7-00@the-village.bc.nu>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
User-agent: Mutt/1.2.5i
On Thu, Aug 16, 2001 at 03:04:23PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:

> > We use 2.0.6 here because it is half the size of the newer glibcs and it
> > seems to work fine for us.
> 
> It trust someone patched the holes in it for things like DNS lookups ?

The latest glibc 2.0.6 I was spreading only has MIPS-specific bug fixes.
All the other big holes which are indeed big enough to drive a nice shipload
of trucks through are unfixed.  I haven't noticed that any other glibc
2.0 variant floating around has additional fixes.

Nice for Cobalt boxen ...

  Ralf

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>