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Old 11-02-2009, 05:13 PM   #1
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apt-get is being a pain in the u know where with libc6


Ok, i am trying to install this program that wants an upgraded version
of glibc6 (even though my current version of glibc6 will most likly work fine).
so APT-GET is complaining and trying to update glibc6 but i dont have the right kernel version and not enough disk space.
how do i install the package without upgrading glibc?
 
Old 11-02-2009, 05:31 PM   #2
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apt-get sucks ass.
now i screwed it up
i can only boot the 2.6 and not the 2.4 kernel
how do i downgrade the glibc6 from debian lenny to debian woody?
 
Old 11-02-2009, 09:47 PM   #3
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Apt-get doesn't suck ass. You don't know how to use it and you don't know what a bad idea trying to mix oldoldoldstable with stable is. You can't possibly expect things to work right.

I'm not sure if dpkg will let you downgrade packages, but you could manually download the woody .debs and use "dpkg -i" to install them. Try it.
 
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i have been googling and cannot find the woody version of glibc in .deb only in source gz
and they said its hard to compile and takes a long time and that scared me .
 
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What does your /etc/apt/sources.list contain?
 
Old 11-03-2009, 01:40 PM   #6
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Code:
root@box:/etc/apt# more sources.list
#deb http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian lenny main 
deb http://archive.debian.org/debian-archive/debian woody contrib non-free
#deb http://mirror.aarnet.edu.au/debian oldstable main contrib non-free
#deb http://mirror.linux.org.au/debian all main contrib non-free
and yes, i am always logged in as root, and no i have never done rm -r /* .
 
Old 11-03-2009, 02:37 PM   #7
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http://archive.debian.org/debian-arc.../main/g/glibc/ ?

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and yes, i am always logged in as root, and no i have never done rm -r /* .
Congrats, how is this relevant?

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Old 11-03-2009, 03:48 PM   #8
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UHOH, there is a boat load of packages binded to it.
is there a way to simply force the newer glib to work on the older kernel?
 
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