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Old 12-01-2003, 11:27 AM   #1
gh0ul
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Basesystem neede to install glibc-2.2.4-25


I'm adding needed packages so I can upgrade XFCE from 3 to 4. I'm currently using
Slackware 9 and XFCE 3 was what shipped on the ISO download. It seems logical to
upgrade all the software that would ship with the OS, but maybe I'm wrong.

When i tried to install glibc-2.2.4-25 which is a needed package, I get an error that states
"basesystem is needed by glibc-2.2.4-25"

What???? HOw could I even be using Linux without the base system installed?

Could it be that I'm not using a glibc package defined for slackware, and it is looking for a different type of system???

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