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Message 742391 - Posted: 21 Apr 2008, 18:49:06 UTC

It won't work on the stable release....

># ldd boinc
./boinc: /lib/tls/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.4' not found (required by ./boinc)
linux-gate.so.1 => (0xffffe000)
libnsl.so.1 => /lib/tls/libnsl.so.1 (0xb7f6f000)
libdl.so.2 => /lib/tls/libdl.so.2 (0xb7f6b000)
libz.so.1 => /usr/lib/libz.so.1 (0xb7f57000)
libstdc++.so.6 => /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6 (0xb7e72000)
libpthread.so.0 => /lib/tls/libpthread.so.0 (0xb7e60000)
libm.so.6 => /lib/tls/libm.so.6 (0xb7e3a000)
libc.so.6 => /lib/tls/libc.so.6 (0xb7d08000)
/lib/ld-linux.so.2 (0xb7fac000)
libgcc_s.so.1 => /lib/libgcc_s.so.1 (0xb7cfd000)
>#

A couple responses I got to this issue from other threads suggested moving to Debian unstable, or changing to a different distro. Unfortunately, those are just 'lipstick on the pig' solutions... staying at 5.8.16 appears to be the only logical solution at this point.

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Message 742443 - Posted: 21 Apr 2008, 21:07:07 UTC - in response to Message 742391.

Run BOINC version 5.8.16 instead. Should work fine with the older GLIB.

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Message 742543 - Posted: 22 Apr 2008, 0:56:20 UTC - in response to Message 742391.

I guess another option would be to compile your own BOINC from source. Too much hassle for me. Until they statically link the boinc executables, there will be some GLIB dependency.

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