Re: Netscape doesn't work (libc5/libc6)
Remco Blaakmeer <remco@Cal011205.student.utwente.nl> writes:
> On 30 Jan 1998, William R. Ward wrote:
> > I'm running hamm and I can't get Netscape to work. I know it's
> > probably a problem with libc5 vs libc6, and that I probably need to
> > reinstall one or more libc5 files, but I don't know which ones! I ran
> > ldd and strace and the output is attached here. I just don't know how
> > to read the output of these programs in order to find out what to
> > install.....
> > Any help would be most appreciated.
> > Here's the output of ldd:
> > /lib/nfslock.so => /lib/nfslock.so (0x4000c000)
> > libXt.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libXt.so.6 (0x4000e000)
> > libSM.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libSM.so.6 (0x40056000)
> > libICE.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libICE.so.6 (0x4005f000)
> > libXmu.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libXmu.so.6 (0x40074000)
> > libXpm.so.4 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libXpm.so.4 (0x40086000)
> > libXext.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libXext.so.6 (0x40094000)
> > libX11.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libX11.so.6 (0x400a0000)
> > libdl.so.1 => /lib/libdl.so.1 (0x40143000)
> > libc.so.5 => /lib/libc.so.5 (0x40146000)
> > libm.so.5 => /lib/libm.so.5 (0x40204000)
> > libc.so.6 => /lib/libc.so.6 (0x4020d000)
> > ld-linux.so.2 => /lib/ld-linux.so.2 (0x402af000)
> > And here's the output of strace:
> <snipped output>
> Tell me, what version of the xlib6 and xlib6g packages do you have
> installed? Probably they are too old. I think you upgraded them to hamm
> when they didn't work with netscape and left them in this state. Try
> upgrading them to the latest version.
xlib6 and xlib6g are both version 3.3.1-2 which I believe is the
latest and greates from hamm. I keep my system right on the bleeding
I even tried reinstalling xlib6 just in case that helped. What
version of Netscape are you using? The above was from netscape
Communicator 4. I removed that and will try installing netscape 3
> What I get is this:
> [remco@blaakmeer:~]$ ldd /usr/lib/netscape/netscape
> libXt.so.6 => /usr/lib/libc5-compat/libXt.so.6 (0x4000c000)
> libSM.so.6 => /usr/lib/libc5-compat/libSM.so.6 (0x4004e000)
> libICE.so.6 => /usr/lib/libc5-compat/libICE.so.6 (0x40057000)
> libXmu.so.6 => /usr/lib/libc5-compat/libXmu.so.6 (0x4006c000)
> libXpm.so.4 => /usr/lib/libc5-compat/libXpm.so.4 (0x4007e000)
> libXext.so.6 => /usr/lib/libc5-compat/libXext.so.6 (0x4008c000)
> libX11.so.6 => /usr/lib/libc5-compat/libX11.so.6 (0x40097000)
> libdl.so.1 => /lib/libdl.so.1 (0x40135000)
> libc.so.5 => /lib/libc.so.5 (0x40138000)
> libm.so.5 => /lib/libm.so.5 (0x401f6000)
> Once the libc.so.6 stops showing up I think you are safe.
> In general, it is a bad thing if libc.so.5 and libc.so.6 both show up in
> ldd's output.
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