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Re: WordPerfect8 on Debian/Sid ?

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On Wednesday 22 October 2003 02:38 pm, James D. Freels wrote:
> I haven't used WordPerfect8 from Corel in a while and just discovered
> that it no longer runs on my Debian/Sid system.  I think it is
> because it requires the previous version of the libc package (woody).
>  I have copied these files (found by ldd on wordperfect executable)
> form a working Woody system, but libc comes first in the library
> search.
> If I place all the files in /usr/local/lib, then export
> LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/lib, it picks up all but libc.  Here is
> the present ldd
> fea::/home/fea/tmp/: ldd /commercial/wordperfect8.0/wpbin/xwp
>         libXt.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libXt.so.6 (0x4001e000)
>         libX11.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libX11.so.6 (0x4006f000)
>         libXpm.so.4 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libXpm.so.4 (0x40136000)
>         libm.so.5 => /lib/libm.so.5 (0x40145000)
>         libc.so.5 => /lib/libc.so.5 (0x4014e000)
>         libSM.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libSM.so.6 (0x4020b000)
>         libICE.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libICE.so.6 (0x40214000)
>         libc.so.6 => /lib/libc.so.6 (0x4022b000)
>         libdl.so.2 => /usr/local/lib/libdl.so.2 (0x40359000)
>         ld-linux.so.2 => /usr/local/lib/ld-linux.so.2 (0x4035c000)
> /commercial/wordperfect8.0/wpbin/xwp: can't resolve symbol
> '_rtld_global'
> I would like to set up a wrapper script that sets up these variables
> temporarily just to run wordperfect.  How do I do that ?
> --
> James D. Freels, Ph.D.
> Oak Ridge National Laboratory
> freelsjd@ornl.gov

I have the WP8 .deb package which depends on libc5, and which is 
available in Sid & Testing. The depends that is no longer avaialble is 
xlib6g, which has been replaced by libxaw6, libxaw6-dbg, & xlibs. I 
installed these but there are not recognized as the replacement for 
- -- 
Greg Madden
Debian GNU/Linux
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