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Coming in glibc 2.33: Reloadable nsswitch.conf

Learn how glibc version 2.33 will support reloading nsswitch.conf changes without having to stop and start your application.

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How the GNU C Library handles backward compatibility

The GNU C Library handles backward compatibility like a champ. Learn how to use compat symbols to control which version of glibc the linkers use.

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The Non-complexity of /etc/nsswitch.conf

An overview of the current nsswitch.conf behavior and a request for input on the future behavior of the name services switch interface in glibc.

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Microcontainers for Unit Testing

Containers offer new testing opportunities, especially for foundational system software like GLIBC or tests that depend on system changes for exercising code paths

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