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Re: upgrade problem
On Thu, Nov 09, Frederic Lepied wrote:
> Ben Collins <email@example.com> writes:
> > >
> > > It's a good proposition but it doesn't work because the old glibc
> > > doesn't use this scheme and will load the libnss_foo.so.2 which points
> > > to the new one...
> > >
> > > That said, it can be done for the future...
> > Exactly...
> So we have to change the sonames to be able to handle the upgrade...
Seems you really don't know that there are applications linked against
libnss_* modules (Why do you think do we have /usr/lib/libnss_*.so files ?).
What is the problem to update the glibc in single user mode or to reboot
after an update ? It is the only save way to do it. Changing the soname
will make your distribution incompatible to all other.
Thorsten Kukuk http://www.suse.de/~kukuk/ firstname.lastname@example.org
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