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Re: [Patches] EGLIBC_NSCD option group?

On Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 8:48 AM, Joseph S. Myers wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Sep 2013, Gregory Fong wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> Some time ago, Denis Zaitceff submitted a patch implementing a new
>> EGLIBC_NSCD option group, see original thread at [1].  There was some
>> follow up discussion but ultimately it was never merged.  I would find
>> this option group useful, so unless anyone has better plans or
>> objections, I'll update the patch for current trunk.  Any suggestions
>> or advice would be welcome!
> Since glibc now has --disable-build-nscd and --disable-nscd configure
> options, I don't think such an option group is of use any more.  And since
> the separate EGLIBC source tree is being phased out and will cease to be
> maintained after 2.19 branches in a few months' time (and, with it, the
> option groups feature will die unless someone merges it to glibc), I don't
> think adding new option groups is useful in general.

Thanks Joseph, I didn't realize those options were available!  It
doesn't seem to be in the glibc manual anywhere, but now that you've
mentioned it I see it's in the glibc-2.17 release announcement.

Best regards,

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