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Dan Ferris dan at usrsbin.com
Wed May 18 12:20:14 MDT 2005

> Don't know a specific answer, but if someone were mucking with your 
> libraries (i.e., malicious), they might have messed up.

That thought had crossed my mind.  But at the moment I think there are 
causes that are more likely.

> But more likely, two libraries are being mixed which were compiled 
> against the wrong versions. Simply put, some libraries reference other 
> libraries, and perhaps one was linked against the wrong version...the 
> end program is not the only code that can link against libraries. If 
> this is the case, then compiling from source (provided you can find 
> out what wants that symbol) would fix it.

I think this is more likely.  I'm going to reinstall gcc and glibc and 
the dynamic linker on a test box and see if that fixes the problem.

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