Re: debian/sparc progress
>>>>> "Eric" == Eric Delaunay <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Eric> 2/ perl is still libc5. I managed to build the 5.004_04
Eric> release with libc6 but it fails to load modules if the
Eric> LD_BIND_NOW environment variable is not set to 1. Stephen
Eric> do you work on it ?
I do. I finally got a local mirror set up am hoping to go charging into
it as soon as I resolve my latest problem (see below).
Eric> 4/ new boot disks are needed to bootstrap a Debian
Eric> installation. I made my first try available to
Eric> but it's not a plain libc6 release (silo is still libc5, and
Eric> the libc6 perl-base package I included in it doesn't work
Eric> with dpkg-ftp) and it is a bit buggy. Some users, at least,
Eric> are succeeded in installing Debian with them :-)
I'll be trying those out tonight. For some reason nearly my entire system
resonds with a SEGFAULT when I runa a command. I upgraded to a newer
libc last week & today is my first serious look since. Has anyone else
run into something similar?
"Normality is a statistical illusion." -- me
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