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Re: sid: libc6-2.2.5-4 kills vmware workstation 3.0



* Mike Phillips (phillim2@comcast.net) wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 26, 2002 at 06:55:50PM +0100 or sometime in the same epoch, Marek Habersack scribbled:
> 
> > Exactly... But it looks like a broken IPC handle or something... Also, did
> > you notice that vmware ignores (how?) the LD_LIBRARY_PATH variable?
> > 
> 
> Yep, saw that. vmware does some very clever and very bizarre things at
> times. I have played with the vmnet source before when 2.0 wasn't
> working with some of the 2.4.x kernels and they certainly rely on too
> many things being in a certain place. 

Check the permissions on vmware.

-r-sr-xr-x    1 root     staff     2110200 Nov 23 09:58 /usr/local/bin/vmware 

Try to use LD_LIBRARY_PATH on /bin/su.  You'll notice there's a
coincidence. :)

	Stephen

PS:
-rwsr-xr-x    1 root     root        23176 Mar 22 12:11 /bin/su

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