Subject: Re: SCO Compatibility
To: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
From: Scott Bartram <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/22/1998 15:48:31
A couple of questions:

1. what is the application? is it a standard SCO binary (something I
   can run)?

2. if I can't run it, can you provide me with the output of ktrace on
   this app?

On Thu, 22 Jan 1998, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:

> Thus spake darcy
> > Ok so it seems to be shared.  Now I have to find the shared library.
> > Since SVR4 runs the binary, does that mean I can get the file from a
> > SVR4 box?
> Just to follow up and close off the issue, I got the shared libraries
> from a SVR4 system and copied them to the NetBSD box and it runs.  It
> appears that there is still a problem but I guess I can't fix it.
> The app gives the following message:
>   SYSTEM ERROR: unable to read status of semaphore set :?, errno 14 (551)
> The question mark is actually the character 0xec and the 551 is some
> sort of error message reference.  I tried looking for the semaphore
> code but couldn't find it.  If someone can point me in the right
> direction I'll take a stab at it.
> -- 
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