Questions tagged [glibc]

The GNU C Library (glibc) is an implementation of the standard C library and POSIX API used in the majority of Linux operating systems.

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Weird error with glibc on CentOS 6

I have a weird issue with some servers that I manage at work.. We use Katello/Satellite 6 to manage our repos/pkgs and subscribe our servers to it. In the Katello Web UI it says that glibc-2.12-1.212....
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Install newer GLIBC than 2.18 on Centos 7.5

I was please wandering if it is possible to upgrade glibc version on centos 7.5 for a newer version than 2.18. I am trying to install Dropbox which requires it - but the answer should either be ...
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Prevent additional DNS queries when “search” is not set

The host in question is running Arch Linux with hostname set to foo.example.org. There is no search directive in /etc/resolv.conf. If I ping example.com or curl example.com or wget example.com (...
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Upgrade glibc version in SUSE 11

SUSE 11 SP4 comes with glibc version 2.11.3. For my application I require glibc version higher than that. SUSE 12 comes with glibc version 2.19.x. I loaded SUSE 12 disk in my machine and found the ...
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safely upgrade glibc on CentOS 7

I've tried a python application on my CentOS machine and it gives me the following error: ImportError: /usr/lib64/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.18' not found (required by /tmp/_MEI2BYIr4/libstdc++.so.6)...
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RHEL 7 repository glibc yum installation

I have a problem to install glibc.i686 package from RHEL 7 repository. I doesn't understand why only glibc.i686 package from RHEL 6 repository is avialable: sudo yum list glibc* > **Installed ...
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Installing RPMs on system with no internet causes dependency conflicts: libstdc++.so.6, libm, etc

To avoid the XY problem, let me first describe the situation. We have a client project of unique circumstances. We have a relatively modern software stack (Keras DNN stuff) that needs to run on a ...
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make rpm find dependencies in a specific location

I was trying to install a software through rpm. However, it requires glibc-2.15. We only have glibc-2.12 on CentOS-6. I have installed a glibc-2.15 at a separate location. So how can I make rpm to ...
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glibc-2.14 conflicts with file from package glibc2.12

Mongo V2.6 is already installed on my server which is probably using glibc-2.12. When I try to install Mongo V3.0.12 it is trying to install glibc-2.14 which it cannot do. How can I have both ...
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Installing PHP7 on CentOS 6.8, encountering GLIBC issue

I am trying to install PHP 7 from REMI repo, I managed to install it but when I try to issue command: yum install php70 I get error Error: Package: php70-php-cli-7.0.12-2.el7.remi.x86_64 (remi-safe)...
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Why does `ldd` resolve `libc.so` to `ld.so`?

On my machine, ldd is showing libc.so.6 resolve to /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 ldd binary /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 (0x564329071000) libdl.so.2 => /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 (0x564329071000)...
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Missing locales on CentOS 7

We are running a Werewolf cluster and the node images are missing the locales. Only C and POSIX are available. The system uses CentOS 7 as base. It isn't really an issue but it's a very annoying to ...
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glibc-compiled programs on CentOS 6.7, will they also run on CentOS 5.10?

We have a grid computing environment, comprised primarily of CentOS 5.10 hosts, that people compile applications on and then run them. We're mulling an upgrade to CentOS 6.7 and we're wondering if ...
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Do I have to restart after a library update on Linux?

Yesterday's CVE-2015-7547 lead me to the question whether I have to restart all applications and services linked to glibc after installing the glibc update? Or more generally, in terms of security, ...
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Do I need to restart SUSE when upgrade glibc?

I plan to upgrade glibc version (HAVE to install by rpm command) on 30 SUSE machines, all the machine are using for running test on Jenkins. Could someone tell me the reboot is needed in this case?
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Varnish 4.1 segfault in Docker

I'm trying to use Varnish 4.1 with Docker (1.9.1). I've built a docker image in Alpine Linux 3.2 with its musl-libc to reduce the image size. Dockerfile: FROM alpine:3.2 ​ RUN echo 'http://dl-4....
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Can't run MySql > GLIBC_2.14 not found

mysqld_safe Starting mysqld daemon with databases from /var/lib/mysql /usr/libexec/mysqld: /lib64/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.14' not found (required by /usr/lib64/libstdc++.so.6) Starting MySql ...
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Trying to downgrade MongoDB on CentOS

I'm running CentOS 6.7 on a Hyper-V, which means that I can't do an in-place upgrade to 7.0. Today I did a server restart, and some time between the last time I did a restart and today my ...
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Different versions of glibc RedHat

Before I jump into the issue, I am using RedHat 6.5 and have no access to the internet to download yum updates due to environment restrictions. All I have in this case is the CD ROM (RHEL 6.5) to ...
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apache servers not sending data after glibc update

I have an apache download server that I recently performed a botched install of a new version of glibc on, and now I only get 'no data received' when attempting to retrieve files. Server version: ...
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Linux glibc versions 2.18 and older - vulnerability

Server: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.9 (Tikanga) I came to know that Linux GNU C Library (glibc) versions prior to 2.18 are vulnerable to remote code execution via a vulnerability in the ...
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what server functions are affected by the GHOST vulnerability? [closed]

CVE-2015-0235, aka "GHOST", is a buffer overflow in glibc. It specifically affects the gethostbyname functions, which are apparently obsolete but still in use. Obviously the best option is to update ...
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red hat - glibc version too low for a lot of needed packages [closed]

I am running a Red Hat server with the following version: webtatic-release-6-5.noarch **redhat-release-server-6Server-6.6.0.2.el6.x86_64** epel-release-7-2.noarch rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el6.rf.i686 ...
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How to disable AAAA lookups?

... to compensate for broken DNS servers that are outside our control. Our problem: We deploy embedded devices that collect sensor data at various, mostly IPv4-only sites. Some sites have poorly ...
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All commands stopped working in centos 6.5

I have made a big mistake while removing some duplicate packages as it appears to be broken. yum 1036 rpm -e --nodeps glibc-2.12-1.132.el6_5.2.x86_64 1037 rpm -e --nodeps nscd-2.12-1.132.el6_5.2....
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RPM command hangs

in CentOs 5 rpm command stucks in my linux machine... [root@manage glib]# rpm -i libgcc-4.1.1-52.el5.i386.rpm [root@manage glib]# ps -efww | grep libgcc root 2020 32168 0 13:50 pts/0 00:00:...
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Yum Update Failing mod_ssl and glibc_devel

Any ideas on how to get this to not fail? # yum update Freeing read locks for locker 0x82: 4189/140342084876032 Freeing read locks for locker 0x84: 4189/140342084876032 Freeing read locks for locker ...
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yum won't update my glibc packages

Is there any way to fix corrupted "yum"? This is what I got myself into by accidentally pressing ctrl+c while doing sudo yum update on an amazon linux EC2 instance $ sudo yum update Loaded plugins: ...
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glibc detected *** /usr/sbin/httpd: free(): invalid pointer

One of my websites gives a lot of internal server errors. When I restart httpd they are gone for a while. But after some time they come back. And once or twice they have frozen the whole server/VPS. ...
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Cannot install PEAR on Centos 6.5 and PHP 5.5

This is driving me nuts already and there's no information about this whatsoever in Google, only 2006 posts, but they don't really help me. I have CentOS 6.5 freshly updated, PHP 5.5, MySQL, Apache, ...
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glibc conundrum - how to undo partial upgrade?

My coworker was doing what should've been a straight-forward install of memcached this weekend on our Ubuntu 10.04.04 LTS server, but something went awry. I'm still trying to figure out the details, ...
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Install libxml2.8 on RHEL 6

I want to install the software TinyOWS on a RHEL 6 server. I followed the instructions: $ wget http://download.osgeo.org/mapserver/tinyows-1.1.0.tar.bz2 $ tar xvjf tinyows-1.1.0.tar.bz2 $ cd tinyows-...
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Squeeze/Lenny compilation : Library Link error [closed]

I've got a problem here : I have a C++ Library ("DataTsBroad") and a C++ Test app ("DataTsBroadTest"), to test it. Actually, the Lib and the Test app are both compiled an a Debian Lenny. Now, i ...
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Can I update libc.so.6 with no risk of breaking the server?

I have a server which for different reasons I cannot upgrade. It's running SUSE 11.4. I need to run a package that requires GLIBC_2.14, and I have GLIB_2.11 The error I'm getting is: /software/...
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Accidentally deleted symlink libc.so.6 in CentOS 6.4. How to get sudo privilege to re-create it?

I accidentally deleted the symbol link /lib64/libc.so.6 -> /lib64/libc-2.12.so with $ sudo rm libc.so.6 Then I can not use anything including ls command. The error appears for any command I type ls:...
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installing Abbyy ocr server on Amazon — incompatible GLIBC

I'm trying to run ABBYY server (version 10) in Amazon EC2 instance. At home, I realized that Abbyy requires a different (lower) GLIBC version than the one that comes with Ubuntu 12.04. It installed ...
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Centos 5.9 glibc > 2.10 [duplicate]

so I have a little problem. I have a piece of software that requires glibc (libstdc++.i686 is that needs glibc) (32 bit version) that is >= 2.10.90-7. The problem is, CentOS 5.9 only has glibc 2.5 or ...
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Linux: Block IPv6 for certain applications / hostnames

Problem and aim We don't get IPv6 from our ISP thus I have an IPv6 tunnel which works fine but is, of course, not very fast. And not really reliable. I like to have IPv6 available "just in case" but ...
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Segmentation fault while running Java with old GLIBC

I am trying to run Java 1.7.0_21-b11 with GLIBC 2.3.6. Java 7 requires at least GLIBC 2.4. I've tried this solution, so using ldd, I've found the following dependencies: ld-2.7.so ld-linux.so.2 ...
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Apache errors - *** glibc detected *** Backtrace - perl

I have been getting these errors in my apache logs on my server - it only happened once a day or every two days. Any idea what could be causing this? I dont even have an idea of where to start? *** ...
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can not install glibc-devel 'Requires: libnss_files.so.2' error

I'm using Linux 6.1 I need to install glibc-devel but it fails with this error. [root@server1 Packages]# yum install glibc-devel-2.12-1.25.el6.i686.rpm Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit Setting up ...
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needs updated glibc package version 3.4.15 or later for RHEL6

I want to upgrade my current running applications to latest version. But due to some package issue i am unable to install them. I get common error in that: /usr/lib64/libstdc++.so.6: version '...
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glibc.i686 conflicts with libc6?

I have a 64-bit Redhat Enterprise Linux server (version 6.3) that doesn't want to let me install the glibc.i686 module for 32-bit compatibility. When I try yum install glibc.i686 as root, it gives me ...
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Built local glibc, broke system, how do I ssh without parsing the .bashrc?

The cluster I am on had really old build tools and I needed to use CUDA5. I'm a pretty clever dude and I planned on building the necissary tools. So, I built a local copy of gcc, bintools, and glibc....
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GLIBC 2.6 on Centos 5.8

There are many discussions about glibc on CentOS on serverfault but I couldn't find one directly related to these: I have CentOS 5.8 server and I would like to install G-WAN. It requires GLIBC 2.6, I ...
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yum update glibc dependency error on SL 6.1

On SL6.1 I am trying to yum update glibc and it's failing I think with a conflict of sources, but I'm not too sure. I don't really know how to parse the yum error, but here it is: # yum update glibc ...
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What can go wrong with a GLIBC upgrade?

I recently installed a piece of software that my group needs for a research project starting next September. Turns out the software has a known crash bug when used with glibc 2.12.1. My boss asked ...
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PhantomJS on CentOS 5.5 (glibc and libstdc++ versions)

I'm trying to run PhantomJS on CentOS, but I get the following: ./phantomjs: /usr/lib64/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.11' not found (required by ./phantomjs) ./phantomjs: /usr/lib64/libstdc++....
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Linux/glibc queries localhost for DNS even if no resolver is configured

Basically, with an empty resolv.conf (and no weird stuff configured like resolvconf, nscd...nothing at all, just a plain squeeze install), I see DNS queries to 127.0.0.1 port 53 when trying to resolve ...
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`GLIBC_2.7' not found

I have fpcalc installed on Linux and when I execute the following command: ./fpcalc I get an error saying: ./fpcalc: /lib/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.7' not found (required by ./fpcalc) I have ...