Re: WordPerfect8 on Debian/Sid ?
>>> James D Freels writes:
James> I haven't used WordPerfect8 from Corel in a while and just discovered
James> that it no longer runs on my Debian/Sid system. I think it is because
James> it requires the previous version of the libc package (woody). I have
James> copied these files (found by ldd on wordperfect executable) form a
James> working Woody system, but libc comes first in the library search.
James> If I place all the files in /usr/local/lib, then export
James> LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/lib, it picks up all but libc. Here is the
James> present ldd
James> fea::/home/fea/tmp/: ldd /commercial/wordperfect8.0/wpbin/xwp
James> libXt.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libXt.so.6 (0x4001e000)
James> libX11.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libX11.so.6 (0x4006f000)
James> libXpm.so.4 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libXpm.so.4 (0x40136000)
James> libm.so.5 => /lib/libm.so.5 (0x40145000)
James> libc.so.5 => /lib/libc.so.5 (0x4014e000)
James> libSM.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libSM.so.6 (0x4020b000)
James> libICE.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libICE.so.6 (0x40214000)
James> libc.so.6 => /lib/libc.so.6 (0x4022b000)
James> libdl.so.2 => /usr/local/lib/libdl.so.2 (0x40359000)
James> ld-linux.so.2 => /usr/local/lib/ld-linux.so.2 (0x4035c000)
James> /commercial/wordperfect8.0/wpbin/xwp: can't resolve symbol
James> I would like to set up a wrapper script that sets up these variables
James> temporarily just to run wordperfect. How do I do that ?
Is this what you're looking for?
FWIW, I'd be VERY interested in getting WP8 to work in Woody.
Does anyone have the steps necessary to do so? I haven't had
real good luck so far (although I haven't looked at it in a few
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