glibc 2.1 -> 2.2 gotchas?
trini at kernel.crashing.org
Sun Aug 26 14:36:29 EST 2001
On Sat, Aug 25, 2001 at 03:54:17PM -0700, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 25, 2001 at 03:42:33PM -0700, Tom Rini wrote:
> > On Sun, Aug 26, 2001 at 12:31:37AM +0200, Michel D?nzer wrote:
> > > > What I recommend won't hurt and can certainly help flush older shared
> > > > libraries out of memory.
> > >
> > > The point is probably that in the Debian packages, the maintainer scripts take
> > > care of the necessary steps, so the user doesn't have to.
> > This always got me tho... If a program is already running, how do you
> > make it stop using the old libraries? If 'restarting' /sbin/init makes it
> > reload, I'll take your word at it. But what about all of the other apps that
> > happen to be running? The bash session I happen to be doing this upgrade
> > from. Or X (yes, in an ideal world, you goto single user to do this
> > anyhow.. :))
> They keep running with the old libc. No big deal, really :) The RAM
> will basically not be reclaimed until after you reboot.
That's sorta what I figured. So on debian certain services get restarted
so that new children are sane, yes?
Tom Rini (TR1265)
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