Re: Migrating to glibc-pre2.1
Has someone tried to compiled mozilla_19980904-1.deb yet ?
perhaps i will try it this evening ...
On Sat, Nov 28, 1998 at 06:10:42PM -0800, Eric Anholt wrote:
> Well, I had a Netscape 4.5 sitting around, and X is sorta working, so I
> tried it. In deb, I fix961212'ed the files in the install directory, then
> ran the installer fine. I fixed the files in the /usr/local/netscape
> directory and tried running it. It asked for libstdc++.so.2.8. I have
> .2.9, but when I ln'ed 2.9 to 2.8 and netscape opened up fine. Note,
> however, that there were some errors, due to the color problems I
> mentioned earlier on this list. I got Slashdot up, though I experienced
> the general bugginess of NS 4.5 (which I had noticed before moving to deb
> too) I haven't tried a NS 4.0x yet.
> Could someone out there forward me a full "rgb.txt" file from their X? I
> would be grateful. I am currently using the "minimal" one that xpm
> provides, and it's pretty ugly and is constantly spewing about not having
> colors. :-(
> >I'm migrating to Debian sid with glibc-pre2.1. The one killer application that
> >prevents me from switching away from glibc-1.99 is Netscape Communicator.
> >If I copy all libraries netscape needs to a directory and let LD_LIBRARY_PATH
> >point to that directory, `ldd netscape' shows me that it uses the libraries in
> >those directory, except for libdl.so.1. That's with glibc-1.99.
> >With glibc-pre2.1 and LD_LIBRARY_PATH pointing to the same directory, I just
> >get a segmentation fault. I suspect it's a problem with /lib/libdl.so.1.
> >Anyone with a clue how to fix this? I really want to get rid of my glibc-1.99
> >system, and still be able to use netscape, of course.
> >BTW, this is communicator 4.05. 4.5 gives me the `unresolved inheritance
> > Geert
> >P.S. Needless to say, if I succeed, future XF68_FBDev binaries with hardware
> > acceleration support will be linked against glibc-pre2.1, to encourage
> > other people to upgrade :-) A similar trick caused the dead of libc4 on
> > Linux/m68k in 1995, while the Linux/ia32 guys are still trying to burry
> > libc4, hehe...
> Eric Anholt
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