2000-08-01 23:59:13

by H. Peter Anvin

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Subject: Re: RLIM_INFINITY inconsistency between archs

Followup to: <[email protected]>
By author: Mike Castle <[email protected]>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
> If they are so stable, then why does it matter which version of the kernel
> glibc was built against and why aren't those kernel headers good enough to
> accomplish what automounter needs?

They usually are just fine. However, if the automount protocol is
updated, we don't want to *have* to sit through a full glibc release

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