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Date:      Sun, 28 Dec 2003 10:24:41 -0500 (EST)
From:      Matthew Emmerton <matt@gabby.gsicomp.on.ca>
To:        Chip Wiegand <chip@wiegand.org>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: ghostview missing libc.so.4?
Message-ID:  <20031228102222.N68734@gabby.gsicomp.on.ca>
In-Reply-To: <3FEE77BA.4060506@wiegand.org>
References:  <3FEE5975.7060104@wiegand.org> <C258F32C-38F0-11D8-98AE-000A95BBCCF8@mac.com> <3FEE77BA.4060506@wiegand.org>

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You sound like you're running 5.x.  You will need to install the
compat4x distribution to get FreeBSD-4.x compatibility libraries.

You sound lik you should be running 4.x anyway -- 5.x is still a strange
mix of "bleeding edge" and "stable" -- but it *is* called -CURRENT for a
reason.

Matt

On Sat, 27 Dec 2003, 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.</rant>
> --
> Chip
>
> paul beard wrote:
>
> >
> > On Dec 27, 2003, at 8:17 PM, chip wrote:
> >
> >> I just installed ghostview and when I try to open a .ps file I get
> >> the error that libc.so.4 is missing. If this is a dependency then why
> >> wasn't it installed with ghostscript or ghostview? What do I need to
> >> do to fix this? There is no one port for libc.so.4.
> >>
> >
> > This is what I have for libc (which I think is pretty darn integral to
> > your system): what does ls -l /usr/lib/libc.so* show?
> >
> > lrwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel       9 Nov 22 23:04 /usr/lib/libc.so ->
> > libc.so.4
> > -r--r--r--  1 root  wheel  578964 Nov 22 23:04 /usr/lib/libc.so.4
> >
> > --
> > Paul Beard
> > <www.paulbeard.org/>
> > paulbeard [at] mac.com
> >
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