GNU C Library 2.24 Released
Written by Michael Larabel in GNU on 4 August 2016 at 07:28 PM EDT. Add A Comment
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Glibc 2.24 was released today as the newest version of the GNU C Library.

The glibc 2.24 release drops several deprecated functions/types/options, a new NSS action (MERGE) to facilitate large distributed system administrator, and adding nextupl/nextup/nextdownl/nextdown to libm. The GNU C Library 2.24 release also has a number of security changes and bug fixes.

More details on glibc 2.24 via the mailing list announcement.
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