2000-08-02 09:08:31

by Miquel van Smoorenburg

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Subject: Re: RLIM_INFINITY inconsistency between archs

In article >[email protected]>,
H. Peter Anvin <[email protected]> wrote:
>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

It sounds like autofs should come with it's own copy of the
needed definitions and header files then. Now if there were 20
applications all using the autofs interface to the kernel then
it would be different, but if it's just one standard implementation..

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