Q: package xv-3.10a-2.deb from "stable"-tree
"RO" == Rolf Obrecht <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
RO> Hello all,
RO> after downloading and installing this version of xv, I get the error message
>> xv: can't load library 'libX11.so.6'
RO> The library resides in /usr/lib, and an 'ldconfig -p' gives
>> 27 - DLL libX11.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libX11.so.6.0
RO> The executable is an ELF binary:
>> /usr/X11R6/bin/xv: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1
RO> ELF support is enabled ('lsmod':)
>> Module: #pages: Used by:
>> binfmt_elf 3 0
>> nfs 11 1 (autoclean)
RO> WHY can't I execute xv?
I think you just answered that question yourself: the `xv' binary
you downloaded is ELF and the libX11.so.6 you have isn't.
I tripped over this myself a couple of weeks ago and ended up
downloading the `xv' source code from debian/non-free and but
compiling it on my Debian-0.93 setup as a.out (which it did with no
I still have the `.deb' file and I will be happy to upload it to
`ftp://ftp.rahul.net/pub/bhogan/' and let it sit there for a day or
two (not `forever' because it puts me over my gratis 5MB disk quota)
if you want to download it.
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