Re: [PARPORT] RedHat rant - late followup

Alan Cox (
Sun, 1 Nov 1998 15:28:59 +0000 (GMT)

> > for using it (including the fact a lot of commercial vendors would never
> > have ported products to libc5). libc5 is officially dead.
> > Anyway thats an aside.
> Standard for whom? Not for Slackware, FreeBSD or SCO UnixWare, my friend.

For Linux. And its the standard one for Linux in terms of following Unix 98,
POSIX, SVID etc. All stuff commercial vendors seriously care about.

libc5 has been (justifiably) retired. It is no longer maintained

> Could you or Grant send a recipe for making a bootdisk? I am preliterate
> in that area. As stated previously I am a screwer-upper of database code,
> not a kernel hacker. If you could send instructions (I have bpcd.c) I
> would love to give it a go. Bear in mind, in penning the directions, I
> have a room temperature IQ. If this presents too daunting a task, I
> understand. ;-)

I don't have slackware recipes, its been a very long time since my last
slackware install was replaced. My original comment still stands - I assume
Pat V has the recipe for his own kernels.


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