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Re: Tester with IP27/IP30 needed

To: Florian Lohoff <>
Subject: Re: Tester with IP27/IP30 needed
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2008 14:22:17 +0000
Cc: Kumba <>, Thiemo Seufer <>, Thomas Bogendoerfer <>,,
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On Wed, Feb 06, 2008 at 09:56:10AM +0100, Florian Lohoff wrote:

> No - the very same GLIBC does not work on mips1 machines and vice versa.
> Might by okay for gentoo but debian needs a run everywhere glibc which
> means some tricks like with the libc6-i686 to load a different
> glibc from my understanding.

There is the long standing plan to generate a shared library on on the
fly during kernel initialization and move atomic operations and performance
relevant functions like memcpy to it.  Thiemo's latest work on tlbex.c
got us a tiny step closer to that.


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