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Re: glibc 2.0.7u-7 is in Incoming

Dale Scheetz <dwarf@polaris.net> writes:

> On 2 Dec 1998, Jim Pick wrote:
> > Dale Scheetz <dwarf@polaris.net> writes:
> > 
> > > If your packages have a specific version dependency for libc6 they will
> > > need to be rebuilt using this release of the library.
> > 
> > Is it a case of they "must" be rebuilt?
> > 
> > Or is it just a situation where it would be "nice" to rebuild them --
> > so they can be used with hamm without the dependencies getting in the
> > way?
> > 
> > If it's a case where things "must" be rebuilt - we've got 661 packages
> > to rebuild.  Maybe we should automate that.
> The only packages that "must" be rebuilt are those compiled against
> 2.0.7u-1 thru -5. Such programs will die with unsatisfied
> __register_frame_info symbols.
> Since it should be a straight forward recompile against the new library
> automation should be pretty easy. I'm not sure just how much faster this
> will be than to let the maintainers rebuild their own packages though.
> Maybe some combination? I have already rebuilt those packages of mine that
> are effected, and will be uploading them today.

Ok.  I was just confused, because I recompiled some stuff with -6, and
those also have a versioned dependency.  I'll recompile my own
packages, but I don't want to redo the ones I released as NMUs.


 - Jim

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