Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Sun Mar 16 19:24:48 EDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-03-14 at 18:30 +0100, Christian Maeder wrote:
> Christian Maeder wrote:
> > Simon Marlow wrote:
> >> Unfortunately this means that taking a GHC binary built on a newer Linux
> >> will not work on an older version.
> > 
> > Do you know by chance which linux library (or rpm package) needs to be
> > updated (if I run such an old version)?
> It seems to be glibc. Can this one be easily updated?

Generally no. Every single application depends on glibc. On most binary
distros upgrading glibc requires upgrading everything else (at least
between major versions that add new features).


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