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Post subject: libc version  PostPosted: 14.09.2012, 12:50



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curious that glibc seems to be stuck at 2.13, which is more than 1.5 years old.

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root@palnote:/home/plutek# apt-get update
Hit http://oscar.aptosid.com sid InRelease
Hit http://cdn.debian.net sid InRelease         
Hit http://oscar.aptosid.com sid/main amd64 Packages
Hit http://cdn.debian.net sid/main amd64 Packages/DiffIndex
Hit http://oscar.aptosid.com sid/fix.main amd64 Packages
Hit http://cdn.debian.net sid/contrib amd64 Packages/DiffIndex
Hit http://cdn.debian.net sid/non-free amd64 Packages/DiffIndex
Hit http://cdn.debian.net sid/contrib Translation-en/DiffIndex
Hit http://cdn.debian.net sid/main Translation-en/DiffIndex
Hit http://cdn.debian.net sid/non-free Translation-en/DiffIndex
Ign http://oscar.aptosid.com sid/fix.main Translation-en_US
Ign http://oscar.aptosid.com sid/fix.main Translation-en
Ign http://oscar.aptosid.com sid/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://oscar.aptosid.com sid/main Translation-en
Reading package lists... Done
root@palnote:/home/plutek# apt-cache show libc6:amd64
Package: libc6
Source: eglibc
Version: 2.13-35
Installed-Size: 9504
Maintainer: GNU Libc Maintainers <debian>
Architecture: amd64
Replaces: libc6-amd64
Provides: glibc-2.13-1
Depends: libc-bin (= 2.13-35), libgcc1
Suggests: glibc-doc, debconf | debconf-2.0, locales
Conflicts: prelink (<= 0.0.20090311-1), tzdata (<< 2007k-1), tzdata-etch
Breaks: locales (<< 2.13), locales-all (<< 2.13), lsb-core (<= 3.2-27), nscd (<< 2.13)
Description-en: Embedded GNU C Library: Shared libraries
 Contains the standard libraries that are used by nearly all programs on
 the system. This package includes shared versions of the standard C library
 and the standard math library, as well as many others.
Multi-Arch: same
Homepage: http://www.eglibc.org
Description-md5: 5089b4da6684d7432ab618fb5b79cec5
Tag: implemented-in::c, role::shared-lib
Section: libs
Priority: required
Filename: pool/main/e/eglibc/libc6_2.13-35_amd64.deb
Size: 4344584
MD5sum: e8d55272e6dd54ffd99bbf3dcd00fbb1
SHA1: d1300d7cc9b2fc1f160eeb29c4de5e7a7382ca66
SHA256: 2f92a074a7f1d6fe223959ed765976ea1dc084684d996d2a5c6885ba36f13e4c


can someone offer a (relatively simple) explanation?

cheers!
.pltk.
 
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Post subject: RE: libc version  PostPosted: 14.09.2012, 16:23



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http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/20 ... 00302.html
 
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Post subject: RE: libc version  PostPosted: 14.09.2012, 17:14



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ok, good... thanks for that!

so, then the question becomes why i'm still seeing 2.13 rather than 2.15?
 
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Post subject: Re: RE: libc version  PostPosted: 14.09.2012, 20:22



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      plutek wrote:
ok, good... thanks for that!

so, then the question becomes why i'm still seeing 2.13 rather than 2.15?


It is most likely 2.15 isn't release ready yet
 
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