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Alex Bennee posted <1121624098.9429.5.camel@malory
>, excerpted below, on
Sun, 17 Jul 2005 18:14:57 +0000:
> On Fri, 2005-07-15 at 09:13 -0700, Zac Medico wrote:
>> I had a similar problem (actually with plain x86) a couple months ago.
>> That was with glibc-126.96.36.19940808-r1.
> Yes that one. I've been unable to succesfully upgrade to 2.3.5 without
> hitting the failure. However I left my system building a fresh partition
> from scratch over the weekend - it managed to upgrade to 2.3.5 without a
> Something has obviously broken on my main partition that is preventing the
> update. Perhaps the difference in ld.so.conf explain things?
I've been running glibc-2.3.5 fine since April, save for the time I was
running 2.3.5-20050421, the snapshot with gcc-4.x fixes. (The snapshot
worked in amd64 mode, compiled with gcc4 of course, but the x86 ABI
version failed, causing further gcc/glibc/sandbox emerge failures because
they have multilib elements and failed during the 32-bit configure step
due to being unable to load a library, presumably glibc, when testing for
a working (32-bit) gcc-compiler. After I figured out that was the
problem, I simply returned to the normal 2.3.5 version, compiled with
gcc-3.4.x since it didn't have the gcc4 patches applied.)
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