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Re: libc


But I installed the debian ELF system and what it put in as default is 

I have 5.2.18 in there (as the ldconfig -v shows) but it is not being 
used as default.

How do I go about upgrading/changing the default?


On Fri, 22 Nov 1996, Dimitri Maziuk wrote:

> Ricardo Kleemann wrote:
> > 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I've installed the stable debian 1.1 release and noticed that my libc is
> > defaulting to libc.so.4.6.27
> > 
> > Is there any reason why it's not using a later libc? Are there bugs with
> > libc versions > 4.6 (either 5.x or 4.7)?
> > 
> Hi.
> I suspect libc4 never got upgraded to libc-4.7.5 because it's an a.out
> library needed by only a few obscure packages which only a few people
> use.
> Debian is ELF and is based on libc5.  The latest libc5 package (in rex)
> is libc-5.4.7, your system might have a libc-5.3.x.  I suggest you
> re-check your /lib or just run ldd on something -- say, 'ldd /bin/bash'.
> Rgds
> Dimitri

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