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task #9686: implement functions missing in the Hurd port of glibc

Submitted by:  Samuel Thibault <sthibaul>
Submitted on:  Tue Sep 8 23:18:27 2009  
Category: NoneShould Start On: Tue Sep 8 22:00:00 2009
Should be Finished on: Tue Sep 8 22:00:00 2009Priority: 5 - Normal
Status: CancelledPrivacy: Public
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Open/Closed: ClosedPlanned Release: None
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Sun Oct 6 15:18:42 2013, comment #4:

Tracking this on <http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/open_issues/glibc.html>.

Thomas Schwinge <tschwinge>
Project Administrator
Tue Sep 29 19:03:00 2009, comment #3:

That's what I told them to use instead of the * && !defined(_gnu_hurd_) * which the Debian maintainer had come up with: no changes needed for us once we have readlinkat implemented -- real soon now, as you say.

Thomas Schwinge <tschwinge>
Project Administrator
Tue Sep 29 18:55:16 2009, comment #2:

Ugh, how horrible hack in insserv...

Anyway, see
http://sources.redhat.com/ml/libc-alpha/2009-09/msg00058.html and
later, hopefully Roland will accept something :)

Tue Sep 29 18:43:42 2009, comment #1:

insserv is now working around this by also detecting whether __stub_readlinkat is defined or not, and resorting to alternative code if it is.

Nevertheless, readlinkat, as well as other functions should be implemented. See /usr/include/gnu/stubs-32.h for a complete list; not all of them are likewise important, though.

Thomas Schwinge <tschwinge>
Project Administrator
Tue Sep 8 23:18:27 2009, original submission:

needed for insserv which assumes it works. See other at functions, should probably not be hard

Samuel Thibault <sthibaul>
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    Tue Sep 29 19:03:00 2009tschwingeSummaryimplement readlinkat=>implement functions missing in the Hurd port of glibc

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