MajorSophos update

shrek-m at shrek-m at
Fri Feb 10 14:03:50 GMT 2006

On 06.02.2006 03:36, Mark Nienberg wrote:

> According to the Sophos release notes:
> "There are two versions provided for Linux/Intel (libc6). Older libc6 
> systems should use the Linux on Intel (using libc6) version. This will 
> work on systems with glibc 2.0 and 2.1. Newer libc6 systems with glibc 
> 2.2 or above should use the glibc 2.2 tarball; this incorporates new 
> features such as large file support and improved multi-threading 
> capabilities."
> I guess this has been true for some time,

at least since okt 2003 and probably  longer

# ll downtmp/sophos/sav/200310/*intel*
-rwxr-xr-x  1 admin admin 7366668  4. Okt 2003  
-rwxr-xr-x  1 admin admin 7415457 29. Sep 2003  

> but I have been happily (blindly?) using the older libc6 version with 
> no problems on systems that could be using the glibc2.2 version.

afair both are ok under
redhat >=rhl 7.2
fedora >= fc1


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