Subject: Re: Broken 1.6?
To: Johnny Billquist <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/03/2002 22:32:25
On Thu, Oct 03, 2002 at 10:27:07PM +0200, Johnny Billquist wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Oct 2002, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 03, 2002 at 10:03:18PM +0200, Johnny Billquist wrote:
> > > I should have checked it, but I didn't. But I would assume I don't, or
> > > something is wrong. When I restore the base tarball, I would assume that
> > > is restored as a link to whatever it was pointing
> > 
> > It's true for libc, which major didn't bup. But you may be failing on
> > some other lib, whose major number is different in 1.6 and current.
> No, it shouldn't. Since I restored all user programs, *and* libraries from
> the 1.6 tarballs, it should all play.
> If something had a major number bump, the tarballs should restore the link
> along with the library for the older version as well, and they should
> co-exist just fine.
> Note that programs normally link to the shared library with the major
> number explicitly given, so that you will not accidentaly use a library
> with the wrong major version.

Yes you're right. I should have reread what I wrote.
It must be your kernel, then.

Manuel Bouyer <>