glibc update

Matthias Berndt Berndt.Matthias at
Tue Dec 21 06:49:02 PST 2004


what things I have to think about when updating glibc?

I ask, because yesterday - and this was not the first time - updating glibc went wrong even after a successful 'make check'. The problem - I think every time I ran into problems - was wrong /lib/

Amazing, not always a glibc update destroyed the system. So ...

What things have to be updated before or after a glibc update and in which order?
Is there any way to test a glibc-build except a 'make check'. 
Is it possible to install a new glibc and to have the old one as fallback?

Matthias Berndt

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