glibc-2.3

Chris Lingard chris at stockwith.co.uk
Mon Oct 14 11:06:51 PDT 2002


Alfred Zastrow wrote:

> Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> 
>> On October 9, 2002 08:55 am, Chris Lingard wrote:
>> 
>>>glibc-2.3, and to do binary patches.
>> 
>> 
>> Really, binary patches aren't so bad as people may think they are. Think
>> about it: we are talking about /static/bin/* files - this is all
>> temporary stuff anyways, so who cares what is done to them.
>> 
>> But that's just my personal opinion
> 
> The easiest solution I found is to make an invalid /etc/nsswitch.conf.
> Please try:
> 
> -------------------------------------
> #/etc/nsswitch.conf
> 
> passwd: nowhere
> group: nowhere
> ------------------------------------
> 
> 
> With this configuration the glibc tries to find a
> "libnss_nowhere-2.3.1.so"   :-)
> 
Great idea.  Have you tested it through, and restored after rebuilding
the bash/tar/fileutils.

Used the post-* hacks to build this system; but your idea is better

Chris


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