[arch-general] Still Glibc problems

Mauro Santos registo.mailling at gmail.com
Wed Jul 18 04:44:55 EDT 2012

On 18-07-2012 08:09, Tom Gundersen wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 3:11 AM, Andrew Hills <hills.as at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 6:46 PM, Tom Gundersen <teg at jklm.no> wrote:
>>> So if /lib is NOT a symlink, then all you should need is to delete all
>>> the files in /usr/lib that are not owned by any package. Then you
>>> should be able to upgrade.
>> And if /lib IS a symbolic link, delete it and let the glibc sync create it.
> No. Then you'll lose your loader and can't do anything...

It's not in the wiki and I haven't seen it suggested but for really
stubborn and possibly borked cases couldn't one boot from other media
and tell pacman to update outside of the default path with --root,
--cachedir, --config and --gpgdir? Or this a bad idea like using --force?

Mauro Santos

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