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Re: request advice

William Jensen <jensenb@charter.net> writes:

> I'd like to stick mainly with potato, but I also am running 2.4 series
> kernel.  The iptables deb pkg is only in woody so I dl that manually.
> When I try to install it it tells me that my libc is too old.  I would
> prefer not to go into woody at this time because when I did yesterday
> it broke c++ or more specifically c++ compiles using setw() no longer
> worked.  I'd appreciate any advice you guys might have on how I can
> get iptables installed without fully going to woody.

Yes, Woody now has a new GlibC, so, using Woody debs in Potato is not
a good idea.

Just compile iptables from source on your potato system.

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