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glibc experts?

From:
Jarkko Hietaniemi
Date:
April 21, 2003 09:53
Subject:
glibc experts?
Message ID:
20030421165307.GI28722@vipunen.hut.fi
I noticed this in Configure:

# glibc 2.2.90 and above apparently change stdio streams so Perl's
# direct buffer manipulation no longer works.  The Configure tests
# should be changed to correctly detect this, but until then,
# the following check should at least let perl compile and run.
# (This quick fix should be updated before 5.8.1.)
# To be defensive, reject all unknown versions, and all versions  > 2.2.9.
# A. Dougherty, June 3, 2002.

-- 
Jarkko Hietaniemi <jhi@iki.fi> http://www.iki.fi/jhi/ "There is this special
biologist word we use for 'stable'.  It is 'dead'." -- Jack Cohen



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