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Re: new libc6(?) breaks jdk1.1

On Mon, Mar 15, 1999 at 12:32:01PM -0800, Jim Pick wrote:
> Petri Wessman <orava@termiitti.akumiitti.fi> writes:
> > Hi all, ran into a problem just now. I used apt-get to update the
> > system to the newest potato snapshot (I do that about once a
> > week). Apt-get updated a bunch of packages, among them libc6. After
> > the update, java and javac from jdk1.1-1.1.7v1a-2 blow up with:
> > 
> > /usr/lib/jdk1.1/bin/i686/green_threads/java: error in loading shared
> > libraries: /usr/lib/jdk1.1/lib/i686/green_threads/libjava.so:
> > undefined symbol: _dl_symbol_value
> > 
> > I suspect this is due to the new libc6, but I'm not 100% sure. Any
> > workarounds for this, is there a newer jdk available that works with
> > the new potato snapshot or something else I could try?
> It's a known bug in the jdk.  They used internal glibc symbols they
> shouldn't have.  StarOffice and some GNUstep binaries have similar
> problems.  I don't know if there is a newer, fixed, version.  Not many
> people use glibc 2.1 yet, so I doubt it.
> Cheers,
>  - Jim
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There was some mention on the jdk1.2 prerelease page about having glibc2.1
binaries available in the near future. Look for it on Freshmeat, I don't
have the URL handy.
Stephen Pitts
webmaster - http://www.mschess.org

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