[klibc] klibc and what's the next step?

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Tue Jul 11 11:46:27 PDT 2006

Alan Cox wrote:
> Ar Maw, 2006-07-11 am 11:22 -0700, ysgrifennodd H. Peter Anvin:
>> You know how much code there is in glibc to make your /bin/ls still work?
> A static linked pre libc 2.2 (thats libc not glibc) ls works fine today,
> as does a 0.98.5 era built rogue binary

Didn't work when I tried it, although that was a shared binary (and yes, 
I had the library there.)  I assumed mostly that ZMAGIC support had 
bitrotted -- even back in '95 there was a lot of problems with ZMAGIC 
binaries when ext2 block size was > 1K.


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