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Re: Testing glibc2.1

On Tue, Jun 29, 1999 at 02:48:36PM +0200, Christian T. Steigies wrote:
> > So: PLEASE, PLEASE !! We need some volunteers to test glibc2.1 ! We
> > can't stay with glibc2.0 forever, and there's a bunch of packages (16)
> > already that don't compile anymore under 2.0 (including python, exim,
> > transfig, ...).
> add xfree to that list... besides I do have to keep quite a lot of packages
> on hold to prevent major havok by a package which wants to remove glibc or
> worse...

Sounds great :-( 

> Is it possible to undo the installation of glibc2.1 safely? Maybe I'd better
> install in on a seperate partition... it might be worth to try it for the
> sake of xfree, there is not much input from the maintainer...

I'd go for a separate partition, just to play safe. Speaking of which: if
you want me to test glibc 2.1 I'd have to sacrifice either my old build
system I used for the boot-floppies, or the new one (largely unused these
days anyway, with most stuff built automatically :-)). 


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