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Recommended update for cross-ppc64-glibc


(Last modified: 19JAN2004)

solutions Recommended update for cross-ppc64-glibc SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (f4df2722e4368515e078ec2c950644dd)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries

Package: cross-ppc64-glibc
Release: 20040119
Obsoletes: none


This update fixes several problems with the ppc64 crossglibc.



Problem description

This update synchronizes the patches done for the system glibc with the PowerPC64 crosscompiler glibc, including but not limited to spinlock and m_context fixes. This update reads the unintentionally lost asm-ppc64/systemcfg.h header required by some 3rd party tools. (LTC#5429 / SUSE#33249) This update also makes statically linking programs against the pthread library possible. (LTC#5511 / SUSE#33467)


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Uvh cross-ppc64-glibc.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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