From glibc-2.2.x to glibc-2.3.x

Chris Lingard chris at
Wed Oct 30 09:20:25 PST 2002

Gerard Beekmans wrote:

> <snip everything>
> I'm finding myself in between a rock and a very hard place. The "export
> them symbols" patch is the easiest and cleanest solution. I agree with
> that camp. But, not having a pristine Glibc isn't a great thing either and
> I would like to avoid that. It doesn't matter much to me wether or not
> other distributions use that patch. I know the reasons they use it and I
> can appreciate it. But I also try to aim at having a system using packages
> as the developers intended it. So I agree with the "LD_LIBRARY_PATH hack"
> camp too.

Have you seen my post-{tar, fileutils, ncurses, bash} suggestion

Four small cross-compiles after installing glibc; then everything
works fine.


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