? about upgrading packages - strategy ?

Shawn Starr spstarr at visualnet.rootpass.net
Fri Jul 14 12:40:51 PDT 2000



you had segfaults too on glibc?
hmmm.....

On Fri, 14 Jul 2000, Thomas T. Veldhouse wrote:

> 
> > OK, now I see what you mean - to rebuild glibc, everything else are just
> > implications.
> > Fortunately (?) I did not have any execution exceptions so far - that just
> > means they would be waiting
> > for me down the road - I planned to install emacs ( or xemacs ) in the far
> > future.
> > So I assume that you got rid of segmentation faults and/or other nasty
> things
> > after rebuilding glibc with
> > binuitils-2.10.xx suite installed. This is really important to know
> because
> > this ( starting all over again )
> > is really a pain in the butt and I can talk myself into doing this just
> for a
> > _good_ reason.
> 
> Yes - and actually, I also recompiled emacs.  I have implemented a RPM bases
> solution (I wrote my own RPM spec files and made my own RPMS).  I wrote a
> script that will go through and build and then install all of my RPMS at any
> given time.  This is an easy way to see where failures occur from base
> changes.
> 
> Tom Veldhouse
> veldy at veldy.net
> 
> 
> 
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