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(usagi-users 00082) Re: [project6] glibc 2.2 + usagi snap patch



On Sun, 21 Jan 2001, Stig Venaas wrote:

> Seems pretty safe to compile and install glibc 2.2 yourself, at least
> I've several times upgraded glibc (also 2.2) by just doing
> 
> ./configure --prefix=/usr
> make install
> 
> Of course things might go seriously wrong, 
  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

it is a thought that has stroken me for several times ;-)

> but for me personally this has always been fine (except for some
> betas). I installed glibc 2.2.1 on a RedHat 7.0 the other day by doing
> this. Of course RH7 is using a 2.2 beta, so that's pretty safe.

i wouldn't like to install RH7 on my machine. it's the buggyest distro 
ever since slackware 0.99. ;-)

> I'm getting more and more disgusted with existing distributions. I'm
> sure there are some good ones out there, but I'm now practically
> doing my own.

that's my opinion too.

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Aequam memento rebus in arduis servare mentem...

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