[lfs-dev] rpc headers from glibc

Armin K. krejzi at email.com
Wed Aug 22 04:19:06 PDT 2012


On 08/20/2012 06:56 PM, Ken Moffat wrote:
>   When I was looking at fedora, I noticed that they use another
> configure switch: --enable-obsolete-rpc.  Adding that installs the
> rpc and rpcsvc headers (as well as the rpcsvc pascal .x files which
> glibc used to install [ I looked at 2.12.2 ].
>
>   Does that seem a worthwhile change to make ? (not tested in a clean
> build, only in an install_root build of glibc).
>
> ĸen

Heya. I noticed no one replied to this.

I saw a git commit about this. It implements same feature that first Dj 
and then I offered as patch. It does not only install rpc headers, but 
it also reexports RPC interface so programs can use it as it always did 
before.

I remember the git log said something like "Add option to enable RPC 
interface untill libtirpc is fully capable to take over."

We use libtirpc in BLFS for few packages and it works, but I'll still 
like to use this one, since libtirpc still requires RPC headers and NIS 
interface (we provide a patch to remove it).



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