Re: Star Office 5 & Potato/Glibc2.1??
>> "RKL" == Ryan K Losh <email@example.com> writes:
RKL> I know that I'm probably a moron for running "up to date" potato
RKL> systems. However, when potato moved to Glibc 2.1, my Star Office
RKL> 5 stopped working. Is there any way to have BOTH Glibc 2.0 and
RKL> 2.1, or is there some other way to make Star Office 5 work?
From: Jules Bean <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Slink to potato upgrade
To: John Lines <email@example.com>
cc: Debian Developers <firstname.lastname@example.org>
X-Sent: 5 days, 20 hours, 5 minutes, 57 seconds ago
On Sun, 21 Mar 1999, John Lines wrote:
> Anthony Towns wrote:
>> As far as dodgy programs relying on undocumented features, I've no
>> idea what could be done. Redoing those features just for jdk might be
>> a good idea, maybe. :-/
> I have wondered about putting a copy of glibc2.0 into oldlibs and
> providing wrappers for programs (such as StarOffice) which break,
> and which we cant change. (Note I have not yet tried this, so I
> don't know if it will work)
It will work.
Just make sure you also have a copy of the ld-linux.so from glib2.0.
You need a wrapper something like this:
(all one line)