[svlug] libc questions
rick at hugin.imat.com
Sat Nov 21 21:07:15 PST 1998
Quoting Michael K Vance (mkv102 at psu.edu):
> First, I'm going through the glibc build process right now. Lots and lots of
> it builds properly, but then I get this:
> [mvance at localhost glibc-2.0.103]$ make
1. Which C compiler and version are you using to do this?
2. The version you're attempting to compile is a pre-2.0.7 _alpha_.
Considered something more stable?
> Additionally, how dangerous is it to remove the RedHat v5.0 libc5
> compatability libraries from my machine?
Any binaries compiled against libc.so.5 or similar will become un-runnable,
if you do. However, why would you want to do that? It would seem an
extremely good idea to keep (specifically) libc.so.5.4.46 around, along
with the applicable libc.so.4.* for any a.out dynamic binaries' benefit.
The ldd command displays what library "sonames" a binary will invoke
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