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Re: error upgrading libc6-dev on sparc

On Thu, Jan 11, 2001 at 01:56:23AM -0700, Ivan E. Moore II wrote:
> > I got this on my sparc, but I'm not sure if it's a sparc only
> > problem. When upgrading to recent unstable, using apt, it got to
> > unpacking libc6-dev, where dpkg died with a Bus error. I'm not sure
> > whether this is a bug in libc6-dev or in dpkg, so I don't know which
> > package to bug report, which is why I'm sending it here.
> [...]
> > This leaved libc6-dev in a not properly installed state, so I can't
> > upgrade or install other things either. At least not with apt-get.
> same problem here...but I thought it was me. :)  

Well a SIGBUS is not a problem in the package, it is either dpkg, or
your computer's fault. Possibly libc6's fault, but I doubt it.

Can you two provide me more info on your systems? libc6 version, kernel
version, CPU type (sun4m, sun4u, sun4c, etc...). Are these Debian
compiled kernels, or self-compiled?


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