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Re: Fwd: The GNU C Library version 2.28 is now available

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: Fwd: The GNU C Library version 2.28 is now available
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2018 00:10:01 +0200
User-agent: NeoMutt/20170113 (1.7.2)

David Michael, le mer. 01 août 2018 18:05:50 -0400, a ecrit:
> On Wed, Aug 1, 2018 at 11:37 AM, Samuel Thibault
> <samuel.thibault@gnu.org> wrote:
> > About glibc repositories, we should upgrade the Hurd glibc repository to
> > 2.28, when would that be fine for people using it? (I'm thinking about
> > Guix & Arch people)
> Now that there is an upstream release with the Hurd patches (thanks
> for doing that), my preference as a user would be to switch from the
> Savannah repo to the upstream release tarball and apply any individual
> patches required by Hurd as they pop up.
> Do you think Hurd-specific patches are appropriate to send to
> libc-stable for backporting to the upstream release branches?

I don't know actually. My wild guess is that upstream will be fine to
backport anything we feel is really needed, as long as it is limited to
Hurd code. For more invasive changes, it would make sense to have a
branch in the hurd repo with normal, non-topgit, cherry-picks.


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