Old GLIBC on LFS
ken at kenmoffat.uklinux.net
Thu Jul 1 04:16:12 PDT 2004
On Wed, 30 Jun 2004, Renato Riolino wrote:
> Em Ter, 2004-06-29 Ã s 03:00,
> Right, but I've see on some distros (RPM based) packages named
> compat-glibc or something like this.
> What I want to do is install an older glibc on a different path and
> change just on that app to use, for exemple,
> /opt/old-glibc/lib/ld-linux.so.2 . Any chances?
You can always try downloading rpms and using rpm2cpio to get a cpio
archive and look at that to see what they are doing. If you do need a
second libc, you might want to review some postings by Cliff McDiarmid
in May (?) and June on blfs-support (hint: your question should
probably have been there) - he had the converse problem, he needed a
newer libc for an application, but didn't want to blow away his current
Search at archives.linuxfromscratch.org, I think his original postings
went into a lot of detail. Looking at his June posting, he'd obviously
got it working in /usr/local. You might need to write a wrapper script
for the application to make sure it uses the intended libc, possible
even setting LD_LIBRARY_PATH in the wrapper.
And don't forget that in glibc < 2.3.3 glibc-linuxthreads was a
das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce
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