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Re: Bug#324550: Needs dependency fix [linux-image-2.6.12-1-686: install fails with "cannot stat `(0xffffe000)': No such file or directory"]



At Tue, 23 Aug 2005 12:54:13 +0900,
Horms wrote:
> > So the dependency isn't on e2fsprogs, per-se, but rather that
> > e2fsprogs's initrd script has to filter out the linux-gate.so.1 entry,
> > but if you have a newer than a certain glibc, it is incompatible with
> > e2fsprogs 1.35-2, and you need to upgrade to a newer version of
> > e2fsprogs. 
> > 
> > I originally added the linux-gate.so filtration in response to a bug
> > filed from the amd64 port, but apparently it is now required for all
> > platforms given the newer glibc in unstable.  The only way to fix this
> > with dependencies is to ask glibc to add a conflicts with (e2fsprogs <
> > 1.35-7).
> 
> Hi Ted,
> 
> Thanks for that, certainly saved me a lot of bother not having
> to track it down. I've CCed the glibc maintainers for their
> consideration.

I don't know what the actual problem is, but I fixed this kind of ldd
filtering problem for mkinitrd during the final stage of sarge
development.  Does this help you?

  * GOTO Masanori
    - Make mkinitrd work with new ldd format which change is introduced
      in glibc 2.3.4.  (Closes: #301455, #303281)
      This change also fixes amd64 mkinitrd breakage.
      (Closes: #279382, #292080, #295412, #295422, #297724)

Regards,
-- gotom



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