Re: [vox] libc6
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Re: [vox] libc6
begin ME <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > begin ME <email@example.com>
> >> Doesn't Darwin offer gcc/g++ and associated libs?
> >> HURD?
> > not sure about darwin. to be honest, i'm not entirely sure what darwin
> > is. i thought it had something to do with macos X.
> Yep, based on *BSD, but Apple provides gcc/g++ and other gnu libs for it
> for users. I *think* Darwin is is sorta, kinda opensource version of the
> non-gui part of OS X. I dont know if they are on libc6 or not.
> > as for hurd, i'd wager it uses the gnu c library. :)
as TMBG says ... everything you know is wrong. or was that wierd al? i
can never remember.
i'm not sure i understand this. sounds like GNU has an alternate glibc.
or perhaps they're working on a GNU libc 7. the post was written
pretty vaguely. but i think it implies that hurd is still using a
library considered "glibc" (just as GNU libc 5 was called glibc, i
> >> Are you sure libc6 == glibc?
> > pretty sure. but i've been known to be wrong before. :)
> Yep, well, it appears they are referenced as being the same thing. All
> this time, I though libc6 was a later version of glibc. Google informed me
> that I was not correct on this assumption.
the only way i know is that when i first started using linux, for the
first year or two, everyone was laughing at slackware because it was
still using libc 5 when the world had been using libc 6 for quite
awhile... the comments were pretty funny, actually. :)
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