The secret of Alpha updates

Adam Gołębiowski adamg at
Sat Sep 13 09:47:46 CEST 2003

On Fri, Sep 12, 2003 at 11:47:06PM -0400, Andrew A. Gill wrote:
> I think I figured out how to update my RedHat 7.1 system to PLD.  The
> problem stems from an RPM/glibc incompatability.  The secret is to upgrade
> RPM to 4.0.4 (the last RPM that doesn't support PartialHardlinkSets), and
> then to the next one.  Then update glibc and install compat-db,
> compat-glibc, and compat-libstdc++.  This will allow you to get the newer
> files and upgrade to PLD.

Then maybe you could write some kind of mini howto describing migrating
from RedHat to PLD on alpha arch?

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