glibc-2.3 is out

Greg Schafer gschafer at
Fri Oct 4 21:57:25 PDT 2002

On Fri, Oct 04, 2002 at 09:51:40PM +0200, Matthias Benkmann wrote:
> On Fri, 4 Oct 2002 15:26:00 +1000 Greg Schafer <gschafer at>
> wrote:
> > This is a really huge pain for LFS. Now we are going to have to jump
> > thru' hoops just to run a static bash shell (linked on a glibc-2.2.5 or
> > earlier based system). Unless someone figures out a painless way to make
> > it work..
> Try 
> sed -e 's/nss/FOO/g' -e 's/libn/FOOB/g' /static/bin/bash >patched-bash
> and see if patched-bash works. This is a brutal hack but in my test strace
> shows no references to any libnss anymore (there's still a reference to
>, so it may still be necessary to make this available through

Shame on you MSB! That is one seriously dirty hack! But I like it :)

Only trouble is, I couldn't make it work. Maybe my sed is broken or
sumthin. Doing a cmp on bash and patched-bash showed no differences.
No offence dude but think I'll skip on this style of hack!

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