Subject: Re: Problems with latest snapshot.
To: Feico Dillema <>
From: Steve M. Acheson <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 03/24/1997 10:03:03
> First, I recompiled `xpm' and `fvwm'.  Compilation went fine, but executing
> fvwm results in something like `Cannot find shared object'
> (a shared lib present in /usr/X11R6/lib). I thought a `ldconfig  /usr/X11R6/lib'
> might help here, but `ldconfig' had disappeared from my system. I checked
> the `bin.tar.gz' tarball and could not find it there either. I have no
> clue where `ldconfig' went, and am not even sure whether it should be there
> (Yes, sanity seems to slip away from me after this weekend). Could you
> please enlighten me on this one? Thanks.

I saw this also, and put -rpath into the EXTRA_LOAD_FLAGS and SHLIBLDFLAGS 
variables (under fvwm) which forces the full path to the lib into the binary 
for the to load at run time.

I also seem to remember playing with the LD_RUN_PATH variable too.