Comment 35 for bug 672177

I've no idea why that revision got dropped from the Ubuntu package, I
did a bit of investigation and it seems to vanish about the point we
switched to the auto-importer based packages. My only guess is that
bzr undid the cherry-pick as part of a merge.

Right, eglibc's postinst should definitely not call telinit u and
should touch that upgraded file instead, i thought the code to do that
was definitely in glibc's postinst but again I can't find it in the
history. It does look very much like we lost a chunk of patches
somehow, the bug log shows that they were definitely uploaded!

Definitely open bug reports for test failures - these could be signs
of bigger problems and shouldn't be overridden to make an upload go


On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 8:17 PM, Clint Byrum <email address hidden> wrote:
> Some day, I'll learn to pay attention to the details, I promise. Sorry
> for the confusion.
> Ok, so I reverse merged r977 back in, which mostly applied cleanly.
> I then tested this on a natty VM, and, shock, it worked flawlessly.
> I think we may also need to have eglibc's postinst skip the call to
> telinit u, and instead touch /var/run/init.upgraded. Its probably open
> to debate whether we need to flag users to reboot, though I'd prefer
> that we do.
> One major problem though, is it seems upstart is FTBFS on natty right
> now. Without any changes, 0.6.7-3 cannot build, as init/test_conf fails,
> and utils/test_utmp also fails. Will open a bug report for that post-
> holiday.
> I've pushed up a branch, it would be nice if somebody else could test it
> (I manually disabled test_conf and test_utmp in their respective
>'s and then re-ran automake before building). I will propose
> the merge after returning from holiday next week.
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> Title:
>  libc6 upgrade causes umount to fail on shutdown because init cannot be restarted
> Status in Upstart:
>  Invalid
> Status in “eglibc” package in Ubuntu:
>  Invalid
> Status in “upstart” package in Ubuntu:
>  Confirmed
> Bug description:
>  On a clean install of Ubuntu 10.04.1, after upgrading the offer libc6 upgrade, on the next reboot the root fs can't be properly unmounted (mount: / is busy). This causes fsck to run on boot and of course some minor issues with the filesystem. This might not be a problem with libc6 itself, but a side effect of upgrading in combination with some other package (I suspect the init process, so I guess upstart).
> The fsck run, and the orphaned inodes it finds are holding me back from installing this on a new server - especially since this already happens on a clean install of 10.04.1!
> paul@ubuntu:~$ lsb_release -rd
> Description:    Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS
> Release:        10.04
> ii  libc6                           2.11.1-0ubuntu7.2                 Embedded GNU C Library: Shared libraries
> ProblemType: Bug
> DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
> Package: libc6 2.11.1-0ubuntu7.2
> ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-24.39-server
> Uname: Linux 2.6.32-24-server x86_64
> Architecture: amd64
> Date: Sun Nov  7 16:17:07 2010
> InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-Server 10.04.1 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release amd64 (20100816.2)
> ProcEnviron:
>  PATH=(custom, no user)
>  LANG=en_US.UTF-8
>  SHELL=/bin/bash
> SourcePackage: eglibc