Re: Slink to potato upgrade
At 02:51 +0000 1999-03-23, Robert Woodcock wrote:
Greg Stark wrote:
This works - for apps that don't use libc-internal symbols that don't exist
anymore or have changed meanings. Apps that do are naughty. :)
Most of the symbols do still exist, but they are not global symbols anymore.
It will also allow a libc6.1 slink package to be installed without
doing a complete update.
There are no libc6.1 slink packages.
There are, but they are glibc 2.0. alpha*-*-linux-gnu uses a soname
of libc.so.6.1 for historical reasons, the pre-5.x releases of
RedHat/alpha were based on a glibc2 snapshot (version 1.99) calling
itself libc.so.6, which was not compatible with the final releases of
Joel Klecker (aka Espy) <URL:http://web.espy.org/>