Re: upgraded libc6 and libc6 and broke my system (Woody)
I don't know why your system was unaffected. Did you also upgrade libc6-dev?
On 27-Sep-2000 Bryan Walton wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
> Rather mysterious. Nothing has broken. Restarted exim (in a
> attempt to break it - if the problem was really there), and is continued to
> work. Even rebooted (I would much rather have it break when I am expecting
> it). Everything still works. And /sbin/ldconfig is still there. I don't
> understand, but, nevertheless, I have downloaded the potato versions of the
> the .debs needed to fix things should the need arise.
> Is it possible that the problem is not universal?
> On Wed, Sep 27, 2000 at 06:25:55PM +0000, Pollywog wrote:
>> On 27-Sep-2000 Bryan Walton wrote:
>> > Hi, I have been following this thread today, very closely. Here is my
>> > question,I did an apt-get -f install dist-upgrade (in unstable) this
>> > morning
>> > (as well as yesterday). So, I am sure that I am running this libc6
>> > package
>> > that is breaking everything for everybody. However, I haven't had any
>> > problems (so far). Exim is still working fine. What does this mean?
>> > Should I count my blessings? Or will this libc6 package start breaking
>> > things only if I reboot?
>> > Just trying to be pre-emptive here.
>> Have you tried restarting an MTA? Exim and Postfix will both break down.
>> Also, make sure your /sbin/ldconfig is still there.
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