FreeBSD linking against libc_r instead of libc

kip@lyris.com kip@lyris.com
Wed May 19 09:29:00 GMT 1999


I submitted a fixed freebsd-elf.h a couple of weeks ago and never got a
response about it. What form should I submit it in so that it is easiest
to incorporate?

This is not a criticism, but a comment on economic reality: Cygnus has a
much stronger vested interest in Linux than in FreeBSD. Cygnus is before
all else a commercial entity and thus has to prioritize where its efforts
are placed. I just think it fortunate that they are able to contribute to
the community as a whole.

				-Kip 

On Tue, 18 May 1999, Philipp Thomas wrote:

> On Tue, 18 May 1999 03:03:31 -0700, you wrote:
> 
> >Unfortunately, the Cygnus/EGCS have yet to be interested in any FreeBSD
> >-specific fixes.
> 
> I think an apology to the egcs team is in order, as this is clearly doing them
> injustice.
> 
> As far as I've watched the discussions, it wasn't a case of being uninterested
> but rather a point of either unclear responsibility (i.e. missing assignments
> or people unwilling to do them) or patches that where unacceptable to egcs in
> their form.
> 
> But I'll let Jeff comment on that.
> 
> Philipp
> 
> -- 
> You have moved your mouse. Windows must be rebooted for the
> changes to take effect.
> 
> 




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