Why does the application give an error "/lib64/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.X' not found"?

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Issue

  • Why does the application give an error "/lib64/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.X' not found"?
  • Application exits with glibc error on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5;

    Error Log :
    Starting 'mpscmjboss5 dev Compile ClassPath'
    om: /lib64/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.7' not found (required by om)
    
  • The following glibc error is seen while executing custom application on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6;

    ./wombat_fatso_dyn 
    ./wombat_fatso_dyn: /lib64/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.14' not found (required by ./wombat_fatso_dyn)
    ./wombat_fatso_dyn: /lib64/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.11' not found (required by ./wombat_fatso_dyn)
    

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6
  • glibc-2.5-X
  • glibc-2.12-X

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