Re: xlib6g and emacs (and others)
On Tue, 9 Sep 1997, David Engel wrote:
> The problem is that emacs was built with '-rpath /usr/X11R6/lib'
> causing it to use the libc6-based X libs instead of the libc5-based
> ones. This could have happened because emacs explicitly uses this
> option or because it was built with an old xlib6-dev package which
> automatically included it. I've already filed a bug on emacs for this
> The quickest way to work around the problem without removing xlib6g is
> to edit the emacs binary, search for "/usr/X11R6/lib" and replace
> "usr/X11R6/lib" with ASCII NUL characters. If you don't know how or
You also need to check that that path isn't followed by a / (you're
destroying other search paths for other things if it is). And it doesn't
have to be NULs, anything that isn't a directory with X libs in will do :)
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