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Re: Sid and make xconfig problems



On Mon, Apr 14, 2003 at 12:57:02PM +0000, Danilo Raineri wrote:
> Hi, I am a Linux newbie runnning Sid.

Bad idea. Really bad idea. Sid is not suitable for "newbies".

> : $ make xconfig
[snip]
> : collect2: ld terminated with signal 11 [Segmentation fault]
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Guess we can safely ignore that segmentation fault. Or can't we?

> I double checked the version numbers in all the required packages and
> tried a bit of googling, but I am stuck :/

http://bugs.debian.org/ is your friend. Especially
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=188950
 
> Is there something important I am missing?

> I would also appreciate an rtfm-style answer, if you could kindly point me
> to the right manuals... :-)

http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/installmanual

Read it, install a stable system. You can always upgrade later to Sid
when you learned the necessary basics and are able to deal with the
breakages Sid comes with.

HTH,

Stephen Rüger 

-- 
Man verdirbt einen Jüngling am sichersten, wenn man ihn verleitet, den
Gleichdenkenden höher zu achten als den Andersdenkenden.
-- Nietzsche

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