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Re: [vox-tech] [aj@azure.humbug.org.au: Warning: glibc 2.3.1 entering testing soon]
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Re: [vox-tech] [aj@azure.humbug.org.au: Warning: glibc 2.3.1 entering testing soon]

begin Mike Simons <msimons@moria.simons-clan.com> 
> On Fri, Mar 07, 2003 at 10:32:27PM -0800, Dmitriy wrote:
> > From: Anthony Towns <aj@azure.humbug.org.au>
> > Subject: Warning: glibc 2.3.1 entering testing soon
> > Date: Sat, 8 Mar 2003 04:10:53 +1000
> > 
> > glibc 2.3.1-14 should be entering testing "tomorrow" (sometime around 30
> > hours from now, depending on your mirror). Along with it, some 800 other
> > source packages and all their binaries are expected to be updated. For
> > those of you running testing systems, please take care of the next few
> > days' upgrades, as a number of things *will* break.
> [...]
> > There may be undiscovered interactions between the software that isn't
> > being updated yet, and the 800 packages that are being updated. Given that
> > so many packages are being updated in a single hit, and that a number
> > of core packages (gcc, perl, python, gnome, kde) will differ between
> > testing and unstable, this is significantly more likely than usual.
> > 
> > In short, please take care administering any testing systems you rely
> > on over the next few days.
> - So how many people out there are using testing?
> - Have any of you had problems with recent updates?

on testing

had glibc on hold.  when i went to install it today (--dry-run just to
see what happened) it wanted to uninstall php4.

it appeared to install just about everything else though.  the only
thing that looks held back with libc6 is libc6-dev.


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then you win. -- Gandhi, being prophetic about Linux.

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