[CoLoCo] Hardy malloc/libc/dpkg/LDFLAGS problem - beware

Neal McBurnett neal at bcn.boulder.co.us
Thu Mar 13 15:06:11 GMT 2008


See also https://bugs.edge.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/glibc/+bug/201673
and note that it renders systems unbootable without rescue disks etc.
And it is complicated, as such things often are, related to multiple
intersecting updates and procedures.

-Neal

On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 11:36:45PM -0600, TC wrote:
> Info on the issue is at http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=722886
> 
> TC wrote:
> > I was happy with it tonight.
> > 
> > Some weird libc malloc bug.  Hold off on any updates for a bit.
> > 
> > Andrew wrote:
> >> Well, I'm fairly happy with this Hardy Alpha release. It had some
> >> bugs, some graphics glitches, and no sound. But, I disable the compiz
> >> effects and that fixed the weird screen glitches (my system is too old
> >> to run compiz), and after doing the 201 updates my sound works again.
> >>
> >> So, even with a floppy error, and nautilus that supposedly crashed
> >> once, I'm happy with my heron.
> >>
> > 
> 
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