Embedded GNU C Library: Shared libraries
Contains the standard libraries that are used by nearly all programs on
the system. This package includes shared versions of the standard C library
and the standard math library, as well as many others.
Q1: Why does the Debian libc6-dev package create /usr/include/linux and
/usr/include/asm directories containing header files from a specific
kernel, instead of using the "established" convention of making those
directories into symlinks pointing to the currently installed kernel?
A1: Occasionally, changes in the kernel headers cause problems with
the compilation of libc and of programs that us
The GNU C library contains an NSS module for the Hesiod name service.
Hesiod is a general name service for a variety of applications and is
based on the Berkeley Internet Name Daemon (BIND).
The Hesiod NSS module implements access to all relevant standard
Hesiod types, which means that Hesiod can be used for the `group',
`passwd' and `services' databases. There is howe
glibc (2.9-8) unstable; urgency=low
Starting with version 2.9-8, unified IPv4/IPv6 lookup have been enabled
in the glibc's resolver. This is faster, fixes numerous of bugs, but is
problematic on some broken DNS servers and/or wrongly configured
If such a DNS server is detected, the resolver switches (permanently
for that process) to a mode where the second request is s
GNU C Library NEWS -- history of user-visible changes. 2009-10-30
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Frequently Asked Questions about the GNU C Library
This document tries to answer questions a u
eglibc (2.11.3-4) stable; urgency=low
* Enable patches/any/cvs-dlopen-tls.diff, not enabled by mi
The upstream changelog being composed of multiple files with a total size
of more than 1.5MB, they a
This is the Debian prepackaged version of the Embedded GNU C Library
It was put tog
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