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Re: glibc

To: Alan Cox <>
Subject: Re: glibc
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 18:14:19 +0200
Cc: Brian Murphy <>,
In-reply-to: <>; from on Thu, Aug 16, 2001 at 03:04:23PM +0100
References: <> <>
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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 ...


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