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Re: glibc 2.1.3 packages

On Thu, Mar 09, 2000 at 11:55:52AM +0000, Chris Lingard wrote:
> Many thanks,  loaded it and rebuilt things against it.  There was a huge
> dependency clash with gconv-modules, that I forced.

Details would have been useful. I think this is not a special Hurd issue,
but anyway. I believe gconv-modules is obsolete and included in libc0.2.

> Would like to rebuilt glibc using a native build here.  Then I could use -g and
> get debugging information from Clib.

Note that a full glibc build needs 640MB disk space and might crash a few times
on the Hurd.

You don't need to build your own glibc to get debugging symbols. You can
install the libc0.2-dbg package and get libraries with symbols in
/lib/debug. Setting LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/lib/debug will make sure that those
are preferred over the stripped versions.


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