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Re: Update for RedHat 7.1

To: "H . J . Lu" <hjl@lucon.org>
Subject: Re: Update for RedHat 7.1
From: Carsten Langgaard <carstenl@mips.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2001 09:52:39 +0200
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
References: <20010907230009.A1705@lucon.org> <3BA0CB8D.ED5AB42B@mips.com> <20010913081450.B24910@lucon.org>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
"H . J . Lu" wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 13, 2001 at 05:06:53PM +0200, Carsten Langgaard wrote:
> > I now tried to installing the bigendian RedHat7.1 RPMs and I noticed the
> > following.
> >
> > /etc/localtime is lacking in glibc-2.2.4-11.2.mips.rpm (but it's contain
> > in the little endian version).
> > All the timezone information is lacking under /usr/share/zoneinfo in
> > glibc-common-2.2.4-11.2 (but it's in the little endian version).
>
> Everything is cross compiled. Since x86 is little endian, I don't
> cross compile big endian data files, like locale and timezone. You
> can rebuild glibc natively to get all those data files.
>
> >
> > I can't changes the root password, I get the following:
> > # passwd root
> > Changing password for user root
> > New UNIX password:
> > /usr/lib/cracklib_dict: magic mismatch
> > PWOpen: Success
> >
>
> It may be the endian issue. Please recompile cracklib natively and let
> me know if it fixes the problem for you.

I recompiled cracklib natively and yes it works, thanks a lot.
Do you want the RPM binaries for your distribution ?

>
> H.J.

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