[Mageia-discuss] glibc depending on dash-static?

Anssi Hannula anssi at mageia.org
Sat Jan 7 23:43:37 CET 2012

On 04.12.2011 14:31, nicolas vigier wrote:
> On Sun, 04 Dec 2011, Alejandro López wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I tried to update today my Mageia 1 installation and I cannot select glibc 
>> 2.12.1 11.2-mga1 because the dependency dash-static is not satisfied. I 
>> find it quite strange that glibc depends on dash... Is it normal?
> It's normal and was also required by previous glibc package. It is used
> in post scripts.

I guess this creates a problem because of bug #2317 [1]

Since dash-static is only required for pre/post, the user can uninstall
dash-static, and when glibc is updated they hit an error message because
of the bug, and dash-static is not hardlinked in /updates.

[1] https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2317

Anssi Hannula

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