Re: dpkg 188.8.131.52
Juan Cespedes wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 21, 1998 at 11:08:47PM +0200, Eric Delaunay wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I compiled the latest dpkg but it fails to run. dpkg & dselect hang before
> > reading the database.
> We have had many problems with C++; that could be the reason
> of the "dselect" failure. But C++ now works! Please try the latest
> egcs for sparc installed in master.
> However, I don't know why could dpkg fail. Do you know where
> does it fail? I will work on it after releasing a new version of
I found the problem: it comes from binutils 184.108.40.206.23. I upgraded to 2.9.1
then now it works.
I've had similar troubles in packaging libpaper. It seemed there was a bug in
the linker when using a local shared library (like libdpkg, libpaper).
Hopefully it's fixed :-)
If not already done, I will upload, tomorrow morning, the following packages:
(and maybe other packages I will successfully compile today).
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