Unfortunate dynamic linking for everything

Bruce M Simpson bms at spc.org
Fri Nov 21 12:23:36 PST 2003

On Thu, Nov 20, 2003 at 09:29:30PM -0500, Richard Coleman wrote:
> But I've often wondered how frequently a production system has such 
> problems.  I've been a sysadmin for many years and can't remember this 
> ever happening.  It's much more common to blow a hard drive, or have 
> flaky memory, etc.

During my time in an investment bank, installations were usually hosed
in this way by human error (systems administrators removing a file by
accident, etc) or by third party package installation. The OS in
question was Solaris.


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