glibc source rpm and nptl

Jakub Jelinek jakub at
Sun Nov 30 00:22:33 UTC 2003

On Fri, Nov 28, 2003 at 10:30:37PM -0500, Rakesh Patel wrote:
> I was attempting to rebuild glibc from the source rpm and noticed the 
> spec file does not
> utilize nptl  and does not specify it as an addon, but instead uses the 
> linuxthreads addon.
> The Fedora Core 1 announcements indicate that NPTL is used (and the 
> kernel sources
> do utilize NPTL). Is the the glibc spec file accurate?  I used both the 
> original glibc src
> rpm and the updated rpm [using the updated binary rpm] and both build 
> without NPTL support.

Did you use --target i686 ?
glibc*.i386.rpm certainly doesn't provide NPTL, NPTL doesn't support i386


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