[OpenAFS-devel] Building openafs for old glibc 2.0.x?

Nathan Neulinger nneul@umr.edu
Wed, 13 Dec 2000 07:44:25 -0600

Derrick J Brashear wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Dec 2000, Neulinger, Nathan R. wrote:
> > Aside from the obvious "why are you running an old glibc" - would there be
> > any reason not to include full support for building on old glibc w/ the
> > correct sysname in the openafs src? Or do the gatekeepers intend to have afs
> > stop supporting old platforms?
> I think the division of power lets the elders, not the gatekeepers, decide
> things as serious as that. My opinion is that to the extent feasible we
> continue to support old systems, but of course in some cases the way this
> happens is by people contributing. If you wonder if it works, try it, and
> tell us if it works. I personally don't plan on building any Redhat 5.2
> systems to do testing on; I don't have that much hardware at my disposal.

Ah, yeah, that's what I meant, forgot their were two groups. 
> > I personally hope not - as transarc really inconvenienced us by dropping
> > support for HP-UX 10.20 when they went to 3.5 and 3.6.
> All patches you send will be integrated, assuming they're reasonable.

Will see what I can come up with.

-- Nathan

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