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Re: New libc6 breaks exim?

Sendmail appears to have a similar problem.  Mail sent by a user gets
sent out, but some of the messages to root appear to get stuck in a

e8QM2C130758     1912 Tue Sep 26 15:02 root
                 (Deferred: user database error)

newaliases won't run, either.

I tried rebuilding sendmail but get a bunch of errors I haven't been
able to sort out yet.  I filed bug #72519 against sendmail, but don't
really have a handle on the problem.


On Tue, Sep 26, 2000 at 09:01:24PM -0400, Daniel Burrows wrote:
>   Just a heads-up -- I upgraded to the new libc6 version, and exim started
> refusing to accept SMTP connections from fetchmail. [1] I'm not sure what the
> issue is exactly, but when running /usr/sbin/sendmail manually some non-fatal
> errors are displayed about libdb2.so.  (if I manage to track it down more I'll
> file a bug report--right now I don't even know whether it's a problem with
> exim or with libc6)
>   So if you use exim, you might want to at least dpkg-repack your old libc
> before upgrading, or demonstrate that I don't know what I'm talking about ;-)..
>   Daniel
>   [1] Thank God for procmail, which lets me at least sort of get my email..
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Bob Nielsen, N7XY                          nielsen@oz.net
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