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Alex Bennee wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-07-17 at 18:59 -0700, Zac Medico wrote:
>>Alex Bennee wrote:
>>>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?
>>So, your system is still broken? You can use quickpkg to make a binary package
>>from the glibc that you built on the fresh partition. Try to install that binary package.
>>If that doesn't work then you can do it by brute force: untar the binary package directly
>> onto your broken system and run ldconfig.
> I wasn't able to install the binary package properly (as ldconfig is
> called during the emerge process). However as I was stracing the
> ldconfig output to compare with the working setup I realised I wasn't
> logging stderr so hit Ctrl-C and restarted ldconfig.
> This seems to of "unstuck" the ldconfig failure and I have been able to
> run ldconfig without breaking things since. I've done a proper src
> emerge of glibc on a chrooted in my original partiton and everything
> seems to be working ok now.
> The config has been updated during the env-update so I wonder if it was
> a subtle breakage in the config that was causing the failure?
> malory etc # diff -ub ld.so.conf ldconfig.backup/ld.so.conf
> --- ld.so.conf 2005-07-17 22:41:47.000000000 +0100
> +++ ldconfig.backup/ld.so.conf 2005-06-19 23:31:13.000000000 +0100
> @@ -10,9 +10,7 @@
I don't know. See if you can break it again, then we'll know for sure 8-).
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