meissner at suse.de
Tue Aug 31 06:12:33 CDT 2004
On Tue, Aug 31, 2004 at 11:48:16AM +0300, Shachar Shemesh wrote:
> Mike Hearn wrote:
> >>Building with a recent glibc and running on an older one is not
> >>supported by glibc, and it won't work for many reasons having nothing
> >>to do with epoll. Crossover runs everywhere because it is built
> >>against a very old glibc.
> >To clarify, it is possible to build against a new glibc and have it
> >run on older libcs, but the process is far from intuitive and requires
> >special tools, header overrides etc. We do this in autopackage, and it
> >works, but it's quite tricky to get right.
> >So I guess Shachar could use dlopen, or possibly the epoll functions
> >are weak symbols - quite a lot of glibc functions are these days. In
> >that case you can just mark them with the weak attribute and that's no
> Details, please. How do I do that?
Guys, pretty pretty please, just use the glibc function, add a regular
configure check and use it if it does not return -ENOSYS.
All this confusing handling of dlopening etc etc is way overblown.
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