Re: libc6_2.0.7r-3 considered harmful
Dale Scheetz wrote:
> On Fri, 3 Jul 1998, Ruud de Rooij wrote:
> > If people have libnfslock installed, or have created an /etc/ld.so.preload
> > file themselves, upgrading to libc6_2.0.7r-3 (which is currently in hamm)
> > will leave their system in an unbootable and unusable state because every
> > executable on the system (except things like sash) will segfault.
> > I think we should downgrade libc6 on the master archive to -2 to avoid those
> > situations.
> I suggest we replace it with -4 which is being built as we speak.
> Returning to the older versions breaks other parts of the system in a
> fashion, while not as disasterous as your experiece, are, none the less,
> important as well.
> The "fixed" version will be tested against both full and empty string
> argurments before uploading.
I upgraded this morning and my hamm installation is unusable. I cannot
boot into it. What should I do? Reinstall?
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