> Upgrading libc isn't trivial. In /lib you'll find libc.so.5.4.22 and also
> a symbolic link libc.so.5 that points to it. Running programs use
> libc.so.5. [...] When you upgrade
> to a new minor version you need to install libc.so.5.x.xx and libc.a
statically. (However, with libc6 == glibc, you _do_ need both for the
system to run.)
Don't mess with the symlinks by hand. The command "/sbin/ldconfig" willQuote:> and change the symbolic link to point to the new libc.so.5.x.xx.
> But libc.so.5 must point to a valid libc at all times, as most programs
> use it. So you must copy the new files to /lib first, then change the
> symbolic link in a single step
automagically update the symlink for you.
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