cvs commit: src/lib/libc/locale utf8.c
M. Warner Losh
imp at bsdimp.com
Thu Oct 25 17:14:50 PDT 2007
In message: <4720EB41.8090100 at delphij.net>
LI Xin <delphij at delphij.net> writes:
: Andrey Chernov wrote:
: > On Thu, Oct 25, 2007 at 12:30:07PM -0600, Scott Long wrote:
: >> and is causing many users problems
: >> during upgrades and normal operations.
: > Like what? I don't observe any singe problem so far.
: This has revealed another issue on RELENG_6 while rafan@ did the MFC.
: The problem is that the installworld process needs sh(1), but a
: dynamically linked sh(1) will require ncurses libraries, which calls
: ctype.h (and in turn _ctype.h), so inherited requires the new symbol.
: Unfortunately on RELENG_6 libc.so is not forced to be installed first,
: so once ncurses libraries are updated, it refuses the old libc.so bits
: as it does not provide the required symbol.
: I have discussed this with rafan@ and he committed a workaround, which
: is to MFC src/lib/Makefile,v 1.221. On RELENG_7 and HEAD we already
: have the change so it's not a problem for these branches.
: Hopefully we can find out a way of making newly compiled binaries
: backward compatible with the old RELENG_6 world?
Maybe we should make them *NOT* be inline instead of all these
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