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Re: upgrade problem
Thorsten Kukuk <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> 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 ?).
Yes I know that but I am not aware of a use of it.
> 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.
OK I will not do it. It was a just a working way to do it and like Ben
I think the upgrade in place could have been working :-(
Fred - May the source be with you