RE: Bug#223547: Libc6 2.3.2.ds1-10 breaks system functionality on mipsel
> From: Karsten Merker [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 10, 2003 5:17 PM
> To: Massimo Cetra; email@example.com;
> Subject: Re: Bug#223547: Libc6 2.3.2.ds1-10 breaks system
> functionality on mipsel
> > > Package: libc6
> > > Version: 2.3.2.ds1-10
> > > Linux 10.10.10.99 2.4.18 #9 Sat Jun 15 13:00:18 BST 2002 mips
> > > unknown
> This is the problem - the current libc6 requires (AFAIK) at
> least kernel 2.4.19 on mipsel.
Ok, this is a kernel problem.
Moreover (unfortunately) I have never been able to build a working
kernel-image for my cobalt.
> From: Debian BTS [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf
> Of Debian Bug Tracking System
> Sent: Wednesday, December 10, 2003 3:48 PM
> To: Massimo Cetra
> Subject: Bug#223547 acknowledged by developer (Re:
> Bug#223547: Libc6 2.3.2.ds1-10 breaks system functionality on mipsel)
> It has been closed by one of the developers, namely
> Jeff Bailey <email@example.com>.
> *Never* do that. If it doesn't install, there's a reason.
> If you overcome the safeguards, your system will break. This
> is not a bug.
> Please file a new bug with information about why it refused
> to install, including specific error messages.
The bug report has been closed.
What about adding a notice, a "conflicts" or a "dependencies" to the
It should at least warn before causing problems.