Re: Debian libc5 to libc6 Mini-HOWTO (regular posting)
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On 15 Aug 1997, Roderick Schertler wrote:
> What is one supposed to do about the utmp problem when running a mix of
> packages from stable and unstable?
Unfortunatly, the utmp problem is difficult to deal with. My first
suggestion is to install libc5_5.4.33-5, which is patched to do the
correct thing with utmp for software that uses the libc5 interface. The
cleanest solution is to upgrade everything that has to deal with utmp/wtmp
to the libc6 versions. I'd appreciate comments from anyone who has better
information on this topic, I'm not particularly affected on my systems and
don't have any real input.
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