Re: Fixed (again) libc5 packages
Guy Maor writes:
> As you know, Netscape can't deal with dl-malloc in libc5, and
> unfortunately we don't have the source to fix it. Do you think you
> could release another libc5 with an extra library,
> liboldmalloc.so.5.4.7? It would be compiled from the older malloc
> from libc5. Then people could just use LD_PRELOAD to grab the older
> malloc and still use dl-malloc for everything else. The netscape
> installed could add this for example.
> That library would be included in libc5, or it could be in a new
> binary package, whichever you prefer.
Guy sent this to me over the weekend. I thought it would be too
difficult for me to handle at the moment with other things going on,
but it turned out to be fairly easy. The resulting library appears to
fix my netscape problems. Let me know if I should go ahead and
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