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From: Sam Bayne (sbaynensccux.sccd.ctc.edu)
Date: Mon May 14 2001 - 20:00:00 CDT
> When upgrading glibc you should also update nscd (it falls out of the glibc
Ok. What's nscd? I thought it was some kind of nis caching.
> There is a postgresql problem with compiling postgresql v7.x on Immunix
> 6.2 which was caused by binutils. binutils changed how it handles the
> -Bsymbolic flag (between the versions used on ImmunixOS 6.2 and 7.0), _and_
> (iirc) postgresql changed it's build procedure so that some odbc library
> uses -Bsymbolic when linking.
> The patches that we made to postgresql were strictly FormatGuard patches
> (they do not address the ability to compile it on 6.2). I'd suggest
> upgrading binutils (on your 6.2 machine) to the version that ships with 7.0
> so that you can actaully compile from the src.rpm.
OK. just loosely, what will that break? Can I safely uninstall
binutils%OS62, install binutils%OS70, compile postgresql, go back to
> Also, as a side note when compiling Immunix 7.0 .src.rpm's on an Immunix 6.2
> machine... You probably noticed that we changed the spec files in the 7.0
> .src.rpm's so that they error when building on a machine that is missing
> either StackGuard or FormatGuard. So building any 7.0 src.rpm on a 6.2 machine
> will require a) hacking spec file to disable the FormatGuard requirement or
> b) a FormatGuard glibc.
Yup, I noticed. That's why I'm making with all the questions.
-- ------------------------------------- Sam Bayne - System Administrator North Seattle Community College sbaynesccd.ctc.edu (206)527-3762 =====================================
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