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Recommended update for GLIBC


(Last modified: 21JUN2004)

solutions Recommended update for GLIBC SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (85b2f9a6619ed5145760a4611a8bf5cd)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64

Package: glibc
Release: 20040621
Obsoletes: none


Everyone who needs makecontext() to take more than six arguments should install this update.



Problem description

On AMD64 the makecontext() function would handle only up to six arguments correctly. This update of glibc contains a fix for makecontext() so that more than 6 arguments can be handled.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh glibc.rpm glibc-devel.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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