if you see undefined symbol '__mb_sb_limit' on 6.x

Kostik Belousov kostikbel at gmail.com
Thu Nov 22 13:31:49 PST 2007

On Thu, Nov 22, 2007 at 10:38:29PM +0800, Rong-en Fan wrote:
> The ctype fix for UTF-8 locale unfortunately introduced some
> new symbols to libc. Therefore, binaries built on system with
> that fix can not be used on older system. For that sake, the
> fix is back-out for 6-STABLE. If you see undefined symbols
> '__mb_sb_limit', please rebuild the affected binary. Everything
> will be fine then. Binaries built between 20071025 and 20071030
> will be affected by this.

Can this symbol be actually leaved in the libc ? If not used by the
ctype.h, it would provide binary compatibility with all RELENG_6
systems in existence, not only the ones before 20071025 ?
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