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Re: [2.3.2-ds1-8] libc6-i686 on that thinkpad...

On Sun, Nov 02, 2003 at 09:47:39PM -0800, Karl M. Hegbloom wrote:
> On Sun, 2003-11-02 at 08:07, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> > > Is that a full libc6 then, and will it be used by all software on the
> > > system if I upgrade the kernel?  Or is it only if there's the right line
> > > in /etc/ld.so.conf?
> > 
> > Or you could read the package description for libc6-i686.
> >  Contains the standard libraries that are used by nearly all programs
> > [...]
> > I gather it needs its own FAQ.
> I'm not clear on whether my machines will actually use that version of
> the libc, since it's files are installed in /lib/tls/cmov and that is
> not in the ld.so.conf.  I will try installing it again when I have some
> time, run something, and use fuser to find out...  Or you could just
> tell me.

It will be used automatically; ldconfig and ld.so handle subdirs of
/lib and /usr/lib in this case.

Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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