The Arm Linux binaries are incompatible with older systems

Michal Vlasák lahcim8 at
Fri Sep 24 19:28:03 CEST 2021

On Fri Sep 24, 2021 at 6:08 PM CEST, Liviu Ionescu wrote:
> > The contextgarden binaries, like kindly suggested by Michal, are a
> > viable option for the moment.
> The contextgarden binaries, if built for Debian 10 (GLIBC 2.28), will
> not run on Ubuntu 16.

My apologies to everyone. I confused the glibc version numbers. Indeed
the binaries from ConTeXt garden are not useful in this case. And I don't
think that the build machine there will / should downgrade.


On Fri Sep 24, 2021 at 11:52 AM CEST, Liviu Ionescu wrote:
> You mean that building the binaries on an older GLIBC will not use
> this feature, because this system call was added in 2.28?

There are more things at play here, but essentially yes.

Michal Vlasák

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