Re: 2.1.48-2 upgrading libc's...

Blu3Viper (
Sat, 2 Aug 1997 07:42:05 -0700 (PDT)

On Sat, 2 Aug 1997, linux kernel account wrote:
> I was attempting to upgrade libc's on one of my two 4.1.48-2 test
> computers (This was on my uniprocessor one), and It crashed and burned..
> Yes, I understand that upgrading libc's on a live system is dangerous..
> but I've done it several times before..
> Anyways, I was untarring the new libc on top of the old one and ever
> interactive program hung.. Daemons keept going (sshd, smbd), but

This has been the case for as long as I can remember. Never overwrite a
running libc. mv it to another filename, and then untar your libc.

I was first bitten by this two years ago ;)


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