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Re: NTPL transition

On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 1:52 PM, James Bottomley
<James.Bottomley@hansenpartnership.com> wrote:
> Can we go via an intermediate library that would coexist with current
> glibc?  Something like libc6-nptl, then we do the transitional update
> with the tools and other libraries moving over to libc6-nptl, then the
> final piece of the upgrade is libc6 going to nptl based libc6.1 and we
> remove the transitional libc6-nptl?  This type of flip will have to be
> done via ld.so.conf magic, but it should be doable.

No, due to library-to-library dependencies you have the same problem.
You would either have to rebuild *all* the libraries or continue
splitting each library into two packages lib and lib-nptl.


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