RE: recent udev upgrade failure on alpha
Today, my alpha installed Debian libc6.1-2.13-11, I will try to revert udev
to the original and remove the package hold here.
I will tell if it works!
H.-H.-Meier-Allee 63, D-28213 Bremen
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Uwe Schindler [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Friday, July 15, 2011 5:47 PM
> To: 'Bob Tracy'
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com;
> firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
> Subject: RE: recent udev upgrade failure on alpha
> Hi Bob,
> > > (...)
> > > I tried then to upgrade the package "udev" (was on hold, to prevent
> > > me from making system unbootable), with the hope that the inotify is
> > > working with this debian kernel. Unfortunately that's not the case,
> > > UDEV complains about missing inotify.
> > >
> > > So is the patch below already included in some kernel images
> > > available? Or does somebody have a recent udev version as .deb
> > packages?
> > I still have (and am using) my modified "udev" package
> > (udev_166-1_alpha.deb: includes the patch you quoted in your original
> > message). I can send it your way if you wish. In truth, the only
> > thing
> > need is "/sbin/udevd" from that package to be operational, and I can
> > send you just that piece if you prefer. Just let me know.
> A patch for udev would be the best (do you have it available as a patch),
> can build a custom udev whenever an update occurs. Do you have it
> somewhere on the web/dropbox whatever? But /sbin/udev is also a good
> choice for now. Maybe send both as attachment to my private mail. THANKS!
> >From http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=614099 it seems
> this is fixed in glibc 2.13-1, unfortunately on debian-ports is only
> we have to wait until buildds are working :( Maybe I try to compile the
> package (hours of waiting included...)
> > The underlying problem isn't anything missing in the kernel (at least
> > when built from the mainline kernel.org source): inotify_init1() is
> > definitely
> > The problem is the userspace call to inotify_init1() in the current
> > Alpha version of libc6.1 is a stub function. I elected to rebuild the
> > with a valid workaround rather than risk modifying and having to debug
> > :-).
> I was confused about the whole discussion, thanks for making it clear.
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