More glibc's

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Nov 25 19:59:40 PST 2003


Richard A Downing FBCS wrote:

> Without some more info it's hard to advise you. It's probably not
> possible to have more than a single glibc on a system, but you
> may be able to fool the software into thinking you did.

One technique that can frequently be used for this is to use

LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.2.5

which makes glibc think it's running on an old system and it does a 
better job of emulating the previous glibc releases. Won't always work, 
but it's cheap to try.




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