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Re: apt-get upgrade dies badly ...

On Thu 28 Oct 1999, Christopher C Chimelis wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Oct 1999, Paul Slootman wrote:
> > Hmm, what would be the symptoms? I've not noticed anything so far...
> It's impossible with those versions to link almost any binary statically.
> Try coming up with a small program and try to compile it statically.  It
> should die with an error.  Prior to -5.0.1, glibc was stripped, which
> turned out to be the cause of the problem.

Ah, OK.  I still have 2.1.2-2 installed, which seems to work?!

$ gcc -static hello.c -o hello
$ ./hello
Hello, world! It's now Thu Oct 28 22:02:22 1999


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