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  • Test app-misc/pax-utils's scanelf, especially within Portage.
    • Every (almost?) release of glibc requires updating of the seccomp syscall whitelist within pax-utils.
    • It must be refreshed and the dependency within the new glibc ebuilds (and 9999) must be updated to reflect this, or corruption may occur within the VDB (bug #811462).
    • Do not keyword glibc until you are very confident that pax-utils is fine.
  • File a tracker bug for reported bugs (e.g. build failures using the new glibc) to block against.
    • Inform folks running tinderboxes (ago, toralf) of common error patterns as you are made aware of them.