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Re: [Xen-users] Debian XenSpecificGlibc

To: "Ralph Passgang" <ralph@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Debian XenSpecificGlibc
From: "Chris Fanning" <christopher.fanning@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2006 08:26:45 +0100
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I had compiled a XenSpecificGlibc on an etch dom0. After installing it
on dom0 and an etch domU, the warning stopped as expected.

Now I have installed a sarge dom0 and after installing the previously
compiled libc6, the warning does not go away.

Why could this be?


On 3/21/06, Ralph Passgang <ralph@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Am Dienstag, 21. März 2006 18:41 schrieb Goetz Bock:
> > On Tue, Mar 21 '06 at 18:33, Ralph Passgang wrote:
> > > > Why would I want a specialized glibc? What is wrong with the standard
> > > > one?
> > >
> > > [ ... ]
> > > but moving /lib/tls away is not optimal for more than one reason:
> > > - it's no permanent solution. You have to do this after each glibc
> > > upgrade on each dom0 and domU.
> >
> > Just some nitpicking here: dpkg-divert will make the move permanent.
> >
> > I use it on all my 32bit (only 4 left ;-) ) virtual domains, since i
> > switched to debian, as even uml needs(/needed?) it.
> you right, you can use dpkg-divert for this... but in my opinion this is only
> a hook/hack and not a really cool solutoin for the debian distribution.
> - diverting all files in /lib/tls doesn't handle the situation where you
> switching from a xenified kernel to a normal one. of couse you can
> have /lib/tls disabled all the time, but it's not the optimal solution.
> - it's not really user-firendly. having the official debian xen3 packages
> (which will be available in future) recommend/suggest libc6-xen is way
> better!
> - and last but definitly not least: it should bring better performance than
> just disabling /lib/tls completly...
> --Ralph
> p.s.: in theory the libc6-xen package should also work on uml and fix
> the /lib/tls problem there (because it's basicly the same issue). but I am
> absolutly not sure if glibc wouldn't needed to get patched addionally for
> also supporting/detecting uml kernels... as far as I know there is no plan to
> officially support uml with it's own seperate glibc-flavour.
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