[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/2] package/exim: remove libnsl linking with Glibc.

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Tue May 1 20:12:54 UTC 2018


On Tue,  1 May 2018 22:05:07 +0200, Romain Naour wrote:
> libnsl has been deprecated from Glibc and no other libc provide it.
> Also there is no libnsl package in Buildroot yet, so remove -lnsl for
> all toolchains.
> libnsl is now a library that can be packaged later if needed. [1]
> Note: Fedora 28 has switched to the new libnsl library that bring
> IPV6 support. [2]
> [1] https://github.com/thkukuk/libnsl.git
> [2] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/NISIPv6

This commit log doesn't really explain the motivation for the change.
What is the ultimate goal here ?

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin (formerly Free Electrons)
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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