Another bug that would have been caught if packages went through a boot/acceptance test

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at
Wed Sep 29 16:34:40 UTC 2010

Le mercredi 29 septembre 2010 à 09:55 +0100, Richard W.M. Jones a
écrit :
> If you've been following updates to F14 alpha/beta, you'll undoubtedly
> have been hit by:
> which makes everything segfault and is unrecoverable without a live CD
> and a lot of manual intervention.
> A simple "does it boot" test in fact wouldn't have caught this, but a
> "does it boot, then run prelink" (completely automatic as part of the
> Koji build or AutoQA acceptance) would have.

The same kind of bug happened a year ago in rawhide (I used the
instructions in that older bug to un-brick my system).
Reboot after prelinking test definitely needs to be added to glibc QA.


Nicolas Mailhot
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