upgrading glibc

Mikey A spikeymikey at iprimus.com.au
Sat Jul 14 23:18:41 PDT 2001


"You don't exist. Go away!"

haha i got that aswell... but for some other thing... i cant remember now
wat i was doing but i got that message... i thought that was quite rude of
Linux hehe

----- Original Message -----
From: "Andre Wyrwa" <a.wyrwa at web.de>
To: <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Saturday, July 14, 2001 10:16 PM
Subject: Re: upgrading glibc


> On Sat, Jul 14, 2001 at 06:06:23AM +0800, Anson Chan wrote:
> > i am having problem when upgrading my glibc from 2.2.1 to 2.2.3. it said
a missing reference GLIBC_2.2.3 from a library. now my system is totally
crash. can someone tell me what is the correct procedure to upgrading a
library (or a package).
>
> I think best way of upgrading glibc is to let it be. ;-)
>
> Seriously, I totally crashed my system a short time ago by trying to
upgrade from SuSE 7.0s 2.1.x to 2.2.3 . BTW: I got the most funny I ever
have seen: after rebooting i tried to login, but for everything i did I got
in response: "You don't exist. Go away!"
>
> But - at least the good what comes from everything was in this case that I
am now a LFS user.
>
> Anyway I thought updating from 2.2.1 to 2.2.3 should work, but it seems
it's complicated, too.
>
> A good tip is to read the FAQ that is delivered with the package, there's
a lot of really useful information about compatibility and compiling. Maybe
you'll find some hints there.
>
> Andre.
>
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