[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] heads up: /lib removal

Dmitry Korzhevin dkorzhevin at lsupport.net
Tue Jul 10 04:02:50 EDT 2012

09.07.2012 01:15, Arno Gaboury пишет:
> On 07/07/2012 07:28 PM, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
>> On Sat, Jul 07, 2012 at 13:25:29 -0400, Dave Reisner wrote:
>>> Hey all,
>>> Allan pushed glib 2.16-2 into [testing] which removes /lib as a
>>> directory, replacing it with a symlink. A bit of advice...
>>> - In the simplest case, the upgrade can be done as simply as:
>>>      pacman -Syu --ignore glibc && pacman -S glibc
>>> - Since nothing is ever simple, if the above still fails on installation
>>>    of glibc (with a somewhat cryptic "/lib exists" error), you'll
>>> need to
>>>    figure out what's still in /lib that doesn't belong to glibc.
>>>    Generally this will end up being modules/. pacman -Qo /lib/* will
>>>    pinpoint what needs fixing/removing. Deal with anything that isn't
>>>    owned explicitly by glibc and complete the installation.
>>> It shouldn't need to be said, but I'll mention it anyways:
>>> Do. Not. Use. (the) --force. Obi-wan approves of this.
>> Also, install busybox so you have statically linked tools to
>> fix your system if it breaks (specifically "rmdir" and "ln").
>>     Geert
> Just wanted to give a warm thank  for all hints, as my upgrade to glibc
> 2.16-2 went very smooth by following strictly the descibes steps.
> Great help from the community as always.
> Regards.

I can confirm, this instructions work for me. Only thing i can add - i
also need to move /lib/modules away (backup) before

# pacman -S glibc

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