Version in glibc

Ken Moffat ken at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Nov 13 11:43:28 PST 2008


On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 08:02:32PM +0000, Ken Moffat wrote:
> 
>  I've applied the following patch to my glibc:
> 
> --- glibc-2.8-20080929/version.h.orig	2008-11-05 03:42:01.000000000 +0000
> +++ glibc-2.8-20080929/version.h	2008-11-05 03:42:22.000000000 +0000
> @@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
>  /* This file just defines the current version number of libc.  */
>  
>  #define RELEASE "stable"
> -#define VERSION "2.8"
> +#define VERSION "2.8-20080929-LFS"
> 
 Update: I didn't realise this would change the sonames - I have
/lib/libc-2.8-20080929-LFS.so
and
/lib/ld-2.8-20080929-LFS.so

 I don't know if distros also change these sonames, or if there is
something else to be done to revert them to -2.8.so ?

ĸen
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