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Re: Glibc, gcc, libdb2 and nss_db

On Mon, Sep 25, 2000 at 04:03:04PM -0400, David Huggins-Daines wrote:
> Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org> writes:
> > Other notes about the new glibc:
> > 
> > * nss1 compat is gone
> We'll also have to update base-files so that /etc/nsswitch.conf no
> longer has 'compat' for passwd, group, and shadow.
> Oh, and you'll have to run s/compat/files/ on /etc/nsswitch.conf after
> installing the new glibc.  Unfortunately the failure mode is not very
> instructive - you just can't log in anymore.
> Does the postinst take care of this?  Should it?

Errf. This puts a bit of a crimp in the upload. IMO, basefiles should
remove the "compat" in it's postinst, then libc6 can predepend on that

Well...I guess i386 has to wait.

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