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From: Zac Medico <zmedico@...>
Subject: Re: ldconfig breaks my system
Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2005 00:48:38 -0700
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
>>>problem. 
>>>
>>>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 @@
>  /usr/lib32
>  /usr/local/lib32
>  /usr/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/lib
> -/usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/3.4.3
> -/usr/lib/gcc-lib/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/3.4.2
> -/usr/lib/gcc-lib/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/3.4.2/32
> +/usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/3.4.3/.
>  /usr/lib/MozillaFirefox
>  /usr/lib/mozilla
>  /usr/lib
> 
> 

I don't know.  See if you can break it again, then we'll know for sure 8-).

Zac 
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