Subject: Re: current libc failure
To: Martin Husemann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ken Wellsch <email@example.com>
Date: 06/22/2001 11:25:16
So maybe this is on 64 bit architectures? I'd mumbled about precisely
this same effect a week or so ago on the Alpha port. I do the same thing
in order to recover to what behaves like a stable system again (e.g. I
could build new kernels, do a make UPDATE=1 build etc.) Cheers, -- Ken
Martin Husemann wrote:
> 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 (libc.so.12.75)
> made everything happy again.
> So, folks, be carefull when upgrading right now; and better keep a root shell