[Buildroot] [PATCH] glibc: install the obsolete libnsl

Luca Ceresoli luca at lucaceresoli.net
Sat Mar 17 21:33:24 UTC 2018

Hi Baruch,

On 13/03/2018 16:59, Baruch Siach wrote:
> glibc 2.27 stopped installing libnsl by default. Restore libnsl install
> to fix packages, like exim, that use that library.

Are you aware of other packages using it?

> Fixes (exim):
> http://autobuild.buildroot.net/results/a19/a19df43be7d27cf8815e1257122d25aa8285d75b/
> http://autobuild.buildroot.net/results/8ec/8ecfc42a81efec8485784f945e231eb40a087b5b/
> http://autobuild.buildroot.net/results/054/054eb702a9b8c66454970333ef45a0afccb7cc80/
> Cc: Waldemar Brodkorb <wbx at openadk.org>
> Signed-off-by: Baruch Siach <baruch at tkos.co.il>

[Tested on
Tested-by: Luca Ceresoli <luca at lucaceresoli.net>
Reviewed-by: Luca Ceresoli <luca at lucaceresoli.net>

However the glibc NEWS file says libnsl is deprecated and has been moved
to an external library [0]. So it will likely be removed at some point,
and thus this is only a temporary solution.



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