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Date:      Sun, 28 Dec 2003 22:04:17 -0800
From:      Chip Wiegand <chip@wiegand.org>
To:        Matthew Seaman <m.seaman@infracaninophile.co.uk>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: ghostview missing libc.so.4?
Message-ID:  <3FEFC3E1.4090603@wiegand.org>
In-Reply-To: <20031228094627.GB62584@happy-idiot-talk.infracaninophile.co.uk>
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Thanks for the tip - I installed compat4 and lilypond runs fine now.
If I remember correctly the compats were installed by default in earlier 
versions weren't they?
Anyway, thanks,
Chip

Matthew Seaman wrote:

>On Sat, Dec 27, 2003 at 10:33:34PM -0800, paul beard wrote:
>  
>
>>On Dec 27, 2003, at 10:27 PM, Chip Wiegand wrote:
>>
>>    
>>
>>>Mine has libc.so.5. No wonder the app is failing, it specifically 
>>>wants .4 and is too dumb to work with anything newer. I'm getting real 
>>>frustrated with this again, I'd like to move away from MS but it's not 
>>>easy to do when the apps I need don't even work properly.
>>>      
>>>
>>You could fake it out with a symlink, but the Real Solution may be to 
>>rebuild whatever that file is part of, which I assume means a 
>>buildworld.
>>    
>>
>
>No -- don't do that.  Shlib version numbers are changed for a reason.
>
>Instead either install the misc/compat4x port or else set COMPAT4X=yes
>in /etc/make.conf and rebuild your world.  This will let you run apps
>compiled for 4.x on a 5.x system.
> 
>  
>
>>I'm only running 4.9: I assume you're on 5.x if you have a higher file 
>>number?
>>    
>>
>
>Yes -- for libc the shlib version number is the same as the major
>version number of the OS.
>
>	Cheers,
>
>	Matthew
>
>  
>



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