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Re: Proprietry Software - The Pain!

On Tue, Feb 05, 2002 at 07:44:45AM -0500, William T Wilson wrote:
> It looks to me like a library incompatibility issue.  Differences in the
> way the libc handles malloc can cause weird problems[...]

Maybe I was being naive, but I thought such things were reasonably constant.
Oh well.

> The simplest thing IMO is to just keep them on separate boxes :}

Agreed, but it's not ideal.

> A worse problem is a kernel difference.

I think I'm probably close enough. They're on 2.2.16, I'm on 2.2.20. Maybe
I'm being naive again.

> It's not necessarily just libc that could be at fault.  Any system library
> might be responsible - the X libraries tend to be a nuisance as well.

Thanksfully, this is only a console app, but ldd does report libstdc++ aswell

> > Has anybody else ever found themselves in a similar situation? Any
> > suggestions for how to get out?
> It is a continous and ongoing nuisance in HP/UX :}

Really? and you're smiling about it :-)  Thanks for the ideas.

Paul Sargent
mailto: Paul.Sargent@3Dlabs.com

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