Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Zac Medico <zmedico@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] ldconfig breaks my system
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2005 16:13:42
Message-Id: 42D7E08D.7080704@gmail.com
In Reply to: [gentoo-amd64] ldconfig breaks my system by Alex Bennee
Alex Bennee wrote:
> Hi, > > Applogies for the cross-post. I'm unsure if this is and amd64 specific > problem or a more general b0rkage. > > I've posted about my failing glibc emerges before: > > http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.gentoo.user/114627 > > I think I've narrowed it down to ldconfig running during the emerge. In > fact at the moment any time I run ldconfig it breaks the system so that > I cannot spawn any new shells (they segfault straight away). I can > restore my system by untaring a rescue glibc binary. > > Can anyone give me any hints on how to diagnose the problem with > ldconfig and why things stop working when its done? > > I'm currently building a parallel world on a second partition (in a > chrooted environment) to see if there are any differences between the > two setups (i.e a subtle breakage occured and was never picked up). > > -- > Alex, homepage: http://www.bennee.com/~alex/ > It destroys one's nerves to be amiable every day to the same human > being. -- Benjamin Disraeli >
I had a similar problem (actually with plain x86) a couple months ago. That was with glibc-2.3.4.20040808-r1. Lately I've been using glibc-2.3.5 with no problems. What version do you have? Zac -- gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list

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Re: [gentoo-amd64] ldconfig breaks my system Alex Bennee <alex@××××××.com>