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Old 05-22-2003, 12:44 AM   #1
darthczyz
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multiple glibc


well hey,

while trying to install ethereal, i found that i failed a whole bunch of dependencies. one of them was iconv, which required that i install glibc 2.2.5. however, i already have glibc-2.3 on there. my questions are these:
1) can i just download and install glibc2.2.5 so i can get that iconv piece working?
b) will 2.2.5 become the default glibc instead of 2.3xxx?


thanks
 
Old 05-22-2003, 01:41 AM   #2
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there is a glibc upgrading howto that's pretty involved
i've seen on the web. you can pick which one you want
to compile against, or make whichever the default.
 
  


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