Subject: current libc failure
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/22/2001 17:20:32

I'm not yet sure if this affects all ports, I noticed on sparc64 and 
investigation didn't reveal anything real yet.

I did a cvs update a few hours ago, booted new kernel and build a new libc.

After installing libc, *many* programs start to fail, including: su, getty,
gdb, ktrace and who.

Removing the libc symlink and pointing it to an older version (
made everything happy again.

So, folks, be carefull when upgrading right now; and better keep a root shell