[tech] mermaid bounced

Duncan Sargeant dunc at rcpt.to
Fri Apr 28 15:28:47 WST 2000

Grahame Bowland wrote on Fri April 28, at 15:24 +0800:
> On Fri, Apr 28, 2000 at 03:10:28PM +0800, David Manchester wrote:
> > 
> > Why is mermaid being grotty of late... this is a new thing... but happened
> > more than once.. ?
> I don't know - I think Debian is getting broken lately (I've had trouble 
> with some package scripts being _braindead_) and if people are upgrading 
> packages on mermaid that might explain it.
> Personally I haven't upgraded it at all.

Most likely explanation would be that someone upgraded to glibc 2.1. 
Last time I did that, the debian script was broken and killed all the
server processes.  It said it was going to restart them but never did. 
I managed to have the foresight to restart them myself whilst my ssh
connection was still alive and there were no problems.  ho hum.

Duncan Sargeant
"First, never insult the giant purple iguanas in the corner, they are assholes
with no sense of humor. Second, don't touch the red button, if you do we are
all as good as dead. Welcome aboard, I am sure you will enjoy your stay." - G:ML

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