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    glibc update

    I am running redhat 9 and was just wondering if it is safe too upgrade glibc
    thru up2date or apt-get. I have read the linux documentation project artical
    on upgrading glibc. But this is a binary rpm from redhat. Is it safe to upgrade?
    Also I am not having any problems with the current version 2.3.2-11.9 but I
    would like having all the updates for my distro. But I don't want to break anything.
    I probaly should go with the old saying ( if it is not broke don't fix it ).

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    I don't see you having any problems with updating glibc via apt-get or up2date.
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