Date: Mon, 10 May 2021 08:46:32 +0200 From: Florian Weimer <fweimer@...hat.com> To: Martin Vajnar <martin.vajnar@...il.com> Cc: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Backwards kernel compatibility * Martin Vajnar: > I'd like to ask, if it is generally supported to run recent musl on > older kernels? My primary concern is that there are new syscalls being > added to linux, while at the same time I do not see a switch similar > to glibc's to select compatibility mode (--enable-kernel). --enable-kernel is used to *remove* compatibility with older kernels, not add it, so it does the opposite what you want. I believe musl has greater compatibility with older kernels than glibc. Thanks, Florian
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