Re: getting WP to run in Potato
On Mon, 26 Apr 1999, Chris wrote:
> Hi. After much struggle getting the file itself, I've finally
> installed WP 8. Unforunately, I am having some trouble with it. When
> I first installed it, the program refused to find the library
> libXpm.so.4 even though that exact file was in /usr/X11R6/lib, a
> directory which is (of course) in my ld.so.conf. So, to remedy this, I
> made a symbolic link (with the same name, of course) to /usr/lib. Now
> the program segfaults :-p I made a stacktrace, but I can't really
> understand what's going on... If anyone's interested in seeing it, let
> me know. I am running a mostly potatofied Debian system with a 2.2.6
> kernel on a K6-2 450 system with 128 MB RAM. Suggestions are very
The problem might me that you have a libc6 version of libXpm.
Look in the oldlibs section of potato and install libXpm from
oldlibs, this will be a libc5 version.
You can find out against which libraries wp is linked by
typing: 'ldd /path/to/wp'.
Joop Stakenborg PA4TU