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Re: Bug with libraries? -I'm having this problem!


On Wed, 19 Feb 1997, Daniel Robbins wrote:

> On Wed, 19 Feb 1997, John T. Larkin wrote:
> > Two friends of mine receintly installed the stable Debian distribution,
> > and both had the same problem.  (One installed about 2 months ago, the
> > other 2 days ago from an updated mirror).  
> > The file /etc/ld.so.conf did _not_ include the line:
> > /usr/X11R6/lib
> > 
> > This was bad; everything linked with the x libraries couldn't run
> > since they couldn't find the libraries.  They had installed a bunch of
> > X packages, so one of the packages should have been responsable for making 
> > sure that this line was added to /etc/ld.so.conf, correct?
> > 
> I'm having a similar problem!  My new Debian installation is up and 
> running, and Afterstep and Fvwm95-2 can't start because they can't find 
> libXpm.so.4 or something like that.  I am a beginner, so I have no idea 
> on how to fix this problem.  I'll take a look at /etc/ld.so.conf and see 
> if I can figure it out.  Could you post a solution (fix) to this problem?
> Thanks,

All you need to do is put the line that he posted in /etc/ld.so.conf 
The line is:
This is a known bug, and I believe, has finally been fixed in 1.2.7 .

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Igor Grobman                                             igor@vaca.net

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