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From: Hugh Caley <hughc at lombard dot babcockbrown dot com>
Subject: Re: Problems with Sybperl and Linux - RedHat 5.0
Date: Jan 29 1998 11:16PM

Yeah, if there is some way to do this I'm all ears!

And I have contacted Sybase customer service and requested an updated Linux
client library.


Tom Poindexter wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 29, 1998 at 03:50:32PM -0500, Jeffrey Yu wrote:
> > Indeed, I think it is related to the glibc problem.  It is the glibc causes
> > the Motif fail in RH5.0 too.  What I am concerned is if this is the end
> > of the Sybase Ct-lib port to Linux.  ..... If glibc is going to be more
> > popular or becomes the standard, and if Sybase will not release
> > a new ctlib port compatible with glibc. ....  a lot of people might have
> > to roll back. ....
> I haven't tried Rh 5.0 yet (or any other glibc variant), so I'm speculating
> at the moment.
> Isn't it possible to link as "-Bstatic" or some such ld flag to link the
> library statically,  explicitly referencing the old libc?
> Sybtcl users will also need to know.
> Also, I agree that we should take every opportunity to rag to
> Sybase for another Linux client release.
> --
> Tom Poindexter

Hugh Caley, System Administrator
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