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Re: apt-get upgrade dies badly ...

On Tue, 2 Nov 1999, Tom Michiels wrote:

> Me too :(
> I had serious libc6.1 problems after an apt-get upgrade.
> I saved the system by ftp-ing libc6.1 2.1.2-8 and installing it 
> manualy with dpkg.  I ended up with a system full of broken 
> dependencies.  Both dselect and apt-get were broken.  
> So I spend a lot of time fixing things manualy.  

Sorry.  This should've only happened with libc6.1 2.1.2-6 and older Alphas
that don't support 21164 instructions.  It was a compile error on my part
(sorry).  -8 and -9 should be fine, though.  Can someone please test
upgrade from a glibc version prior to -6 when they can?


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