db4 includes nptl-abi-note.S, which is meant to ensure that we are running on at
least a 2.4.20 kernel.
Unfortunately, this file doesn't assemble on ARM, as it contains a line
'.section .note.GNU-stack, "", @progbits', where '@' denotes the start of a
comment in ARM assembler. (On ARM, you'd use '%progbits'.)
I would include a patch to exclude building the nptl note on ARM systems, but
considering that the current Fedora glibc causes /sbin/init to bomb out on boot
if you're running on anything older than 2.6.9, do we really still need
nptl-abi-note in this day and age?
Thanks for your time.
Agreed. I think we can safely remove it from the devel db4.
Thanks for pointing this out.
This has been fixed since db4 4.6.18-1.