Re: glibc 2, Linux 2.x and the world of many patches!

Michael Harnois (
30 Jul 1997 14:25:47 -0500

Teunis Peters <> writes:

> Though adoption will have to be MUCH higher before any of the
> linux-distribs actively go with glibc... and this will hurt glibc in the
> short run.

Uh ... er ... I don't know how to break this to you ... but the Debian
development tree is based on glibc. Applications are being ported
faster than you can shake a stick. It's not very hard ... even I've
ported a few, and believe me, if I can do it, anyone can do it.

 Michael D. Harnois, Redeemer Lutheran Church, Washburn, IA
 "Few sinners are saved after the first 20 minutes of 
  a sermon."  --Mark Twain