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RE: Debian Etch ....

There is a newer version of glibc in "unstable" now! With locales!

I try it now. The experimental version works great (you can use the locales
version from experimental even if it is newer).

Uwe Schindler
H.-H.-Meier-Allee 63, D-28213 Bremen
eMail: uwe@thetaphi.de

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bob Tracy [mailto:rct@gherkin.frus.com]
> Sent: Friday, April 13, 2007 5:27 PM
> To: Steve Langasek
> Cc: debian-alpha@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Re: Debian Etch ....
> Steve Langasek wrote:
> > On Sun, Apr 08, 2007 at 10:59:17PM -0700, Mike Campbell wrote:
> > > Um, I have 2.5-0exp3 from experimental installed:
> When I went to the experimental pool (via the packages.debian.org
> website) looking for a working libc6.1, I found glibc-2.3.999.2-11
> (glibc-2.4 for all intents and purposes).  No locales though, so I
> get to build from source anyway :-(.  At least the libc6.1 and
> libc6.1-dev packages installed cleanly and don't have the defunct
> process issue.  Generating the appropriate locales package shouldn't
> be too much trouble, just an irritant.
> N.B.: installing the matching "locales-all" package didn't fix the
> issue -- man, perl, etc. are still complaining about being unable to
> set the locale.  There's probably an easy way to fix the immediate
> problem, but building and installing the missing locales package will
> allow for a more painless upgrade later when the working stable packages
> show up.
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