Re: sid/i386 upgrade problem
We think this is a problem with the 2.2 compatibility layer... I'm not
100% sure if anyone is working on it yet, see debian-glibc.
On Sun, Dec 22, 2002 at 10:08:53AM -0600, Hank Marquardt wrote:
> thanks Russell -- it's worse than that though ... dpkg won't work either
> ... I had to manually get an old libc by using ar and tar on an old deb
> in the tmp directory, then do an export LD_PRELOAD of that lib ... that
> got basic stuff back and i was able then downgrade properly with dpkg --
> it seems to only effect folks running 2.2 level kernels ... a bug has
> been filed.
> On Sun, Dec 22, 2002 at 04:55:07PM +0100, Russell Coker wrote:
> > On Sun, 22 Dec 2002 15:16, Hank Marquardt wrote:
> > > I updated/upgraded (or tried to) a box late last evening ... after the
> > > dl, it installs coreutils, debianuitls e2fsprogs and libc6 J then it
> > > crashes, throwing repeated "dpkg: cannot scan updates directory
> > > `/var/lib/dpkg/updates/': function not implemented ... and now nothing
> > I've also experienced a strange problem with the latest libc6, and a friend
> > emailed me privately about a problem that's almost identicle to yours.
> > I believe that the latest libc6 package is stuffed.
> > If you use dpkg -i to install the old version it should work...
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