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Re: install report

On Fri, 2003-04-11 at 22:44, Richard Kreuter wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 11, 2003 at 03:02:16AM +0100, Bob Ham wrote:
> >
> > Can anybody shed some light on how I can get a terminal running in
> > X?
> Most (all?) X terminal emulators link to shared libraries in
> /X11R6/lib (i.e., /usr/X11R6/lib on other systems).

Obviously :)

> However, the
> linker doesn't look in this directory for shared libraries, and will
> not honor LD_LIBRARY_PATH when a binary is suid/sgid.  A simple hack
> you might use would be to create a symlink in /lib to each symlink in
> /X11R6/lib that points to a library there.

Aye, I understand that, but I was sure I saw somewhere that rxvt worked
(like, out of the box.)  The installed binary is sgid tho, so I'll unset
it and hopefully that should sort it out.  Should have checked before I


Bob Ham <rah@bash.sh>

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