I've been having problems with atexit for a long time now. I've tried
various ways to figure out what's going on without luck.
It looks like somewhere along the line atexit disappeared from libc6
. I know on_exit does what atexit does and more - has atexit been
deprecated and removed? Hopefully not.
Anyway, I installed libc6_2.2.4-1_i386.deb yesterday and I still have
the problem. I've tried at least 4 other versions of the library over
the course of the last 9 months or so. I started out with stable and
moved into ever less stable (testing, untested). Last night I tried
to build my own from libc6_2.2.4 source, but that doens't seem to have
atexit either (but I didn't look too hard, decided to ask for help
So can anyone tell me the story of what's become of atexit? I saw
the posting of Ben Collins from 12 Aug 2001 regarding a package he'd
built that had atexit, but the link is dead and the package was for a
Lastly, I've been wanting to look at all the available libc6 packages for
stable, testing and untested - is there an easy way to do this? For
instance I couldn't figure out where on the official site to find
Ben's version or how to be sure I'd searched the right places.
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