Posts Tagged ‘version’

How to determine glibc version

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

If you need to know the installed version of your glibc library you can simply call the library like a programm:
/lib/libc.so.6

This will give you an output like:
GNU C Library stable release version 2.7, by Roland McGrath et al.
Copyright (C) 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.
There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
Compiled by GNU CC version 4.2.4 (Ubuntu 4.2.4-1ubuntu1).
Compiled on a Linux >>2.6.24-16-server<< system on 2008-09-12.
Available extensions:
crypt add-on version 2.1 by Michael Glad and others
GNU Libidn by Simon Josefsson
Native POSIX Threads Library by Ulrich Drepper et al
BIND-8.2.3-T5B