wingz + RH6.2

wingz + RH6.2

Post by David Nei » Sat, 30 Dec 2000 13:43:17


>>>Better advice than I gave. Indeed, if the WingZ binary is that old, it
>>>may require libc5, so the OP may have to install some compat-* RPMs.
>>>But as you say, the OP should post the ldd output.

>> Here's the ldd output for WingzPro:


>> #ksh 148: ldd WingzPro
>> => /usr/lib/ (0x401a0000)

>Looks like I made a good guess. WingZ requires LIBC5. Load Gnome RPM
>and check System Environment/Libraries for libc-5.3.12-31.i386.rpm. If
>it's not there, install it from the Red Hat 6.2 CD. You may need to
>create a symbolic link to this, e.g.,

>ln -s /usr/i486-linux-libc5/lib/ /usr/lib/

I already have:

# ls -log /usr/lib/
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root 14 Dec  7 17:57 /usr/lib/ ->
# ls -log /usr/lib/
-rwxr-xr-x    1 root      1839459 Dec  7 17:56 /usr/lib/
# pwd
# ls -l*
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root 14 Jan 27  1999 ->
-rwxr-xr-x    1 root     root       699832 Apr 15  1999

so I linked the /usr/lib/ to the
/usr/i486-linux-libc5/lib/, to see if the older version
was required, ran wingz, still got a core dump....

willing to try most anything...



wingz + RH6.2

Post by Harlan Grov » Thu, 04 Jan 2001 03:11:11

Your original post mentioned, but the ldd output shows both and That seems a bit odd to me, but I won't claim
deep understanding of how/whether different versions could work
together. Have you verified the glibc-2.* rpm installation?

I just did a google search on '__getopt_clean_environment', and there
are a number of hits for bug reports on problems similar to yours. One
makes it look like it's a very bad idea to mix shared libraries
compiled with libc5 with others compiled with libc6. I suspect (but
have no way of confirming) that this may be the cause of the problems
you're having. Certainly what I read in these bug reports makes it seem
like both and dependency in one program is a bad

Are you working with a clean RH6.2 machine? Or was it upgraded from a
previous RH install? I'm fishing for possibilities. I don't have any
concrete solutions to offer you, other than to wonder if you might be
better off with a different spreadsheet program.

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