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Re: A case study of a new user turned off debian

On 03 Nov 2003 15:05:56 -0500, Greg Stark <gsstark@mit.edu> wrote:
>What started the chain of events was that a fairly routine minor bug bit the
>latest libc6 release. He's an experienced sysadmin though and wasn't the least
>bit fazed by that. What drove him batty was that it was so hard to recover
>from the mess and all the obvious avenues just made the problem worse.
>All he had to do was install an older version of libc6 and every other package
>would have been happy. All the infrastructure is there to do this, the old
>packages are all on the ftp/http sites, the package may even be sitting in
>apt's cache. But there's no interface for it.

An older libc6 than the one in stable? Where did you find that?


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