Subject: Re: X doesn't want to start
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org.EDU>
From: Ken Nakata <email@example.com>
Date: 03/13/1995 13:23:24
From: firstname.lastname@example.org.EDU (Tres Hofmeister)
Date: Mon, 13 Mar 1995 10:34:57 -0700 (MST)
Ken Nakata writes:
: I downloaded Allen's new X package, and tried with the SE/30 internal
: video, but when I try to run xinit (or xmkmf, the other program I
: tried), ld.so prints the following error message:
: ld.so: warning: libm.so.0.0: minor version >= 1 expected, using it anyway
: ld.so: Undefined symbol "__sys_errlist" in X:X
I had the same problem, so I got the most recent (?) shared
libraries I could find by installing the base.tar.gz stuff from
ftp.eskimo.com. That took care of the problem.
Thanks Tres. I'll give it a try.
However, I searched for __sys_errlist a little further and found
another anomaly; __sys_errlist is *defined* in Xmacbsd and some other
binaries, rather than referenced by them. Could anyone explain what's
The one other thing I found that I needed to do was to make
sure the dynamic linker knew where the X11R6 shared libraries resided.
I stuck the line:
Yes, but I ln'ed /usr/X11R6/lib/* into /usr/lib, so it shouldn't be a
problem (it makes me feel better if I have them in /usr/lib ;-).
Thanks again, Tres.