Re: WordPerfect8 on Debian/Sid ?
On Thu, 23 Oct 2003, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> on Wed, Oct 22, 2003 at 06:38:15PM -0400, James D. Freels (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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 ?
> Frankly, I'd recommend WP5.1 under dosemu.
> Otherwise, I'll point you at Rick Moen's "WordPerfect on Linux FAQ":
Hi James and Karsten,
would this be a canidate to run more than one version of debian? (the
chroot thing whereby you setup something like apache or xf86 to run in
chroot env that is different (libs, etc) than your current system)