Subject: Re: compat_sunos
To: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Brad Salai <email@example.com>
Date: 09/23/1997 08:22:07
At 5:26 PM -0400 9/22/97, Todd Vierling wrote:
>On Mon, 22 Sep 1997, Brad Salai wrote:
>: The compat_sunos manpage is very complete. I did what it says, and a few
>: things run. One problem that keeps coming up is that
>: libX11.so.4 can't be found.
>: libX11.so.6.1 is present in the netbsd libraries.
>: Should I copy libX11.so.4 over from SunOS, or is there a way to use the
>: later library?
>You have to use the /usr/openwin/lib/lib*.so.* libraries in
>/emul/sunos/usr/openwin/lib/, because the SunOS shared libraries are
>somewhat different from the NetBSD shared libraries. With those files in
>place (and a symlink from /emul/sunos/usr/openwin/lib/X11 to
>/usr/X11R6.3/lib/X11) just about any SunOS X ("OpenWindows") program should
This sounds very reasonable, but it isn't in the compat_sunos man page, any
reason not to add it?
>== Todd Vierling (Personal firstname.lastname@example.org; Business email@example.com)
>== I know you like the Internet, Bobby. Now go eat your Frosted Flakes.
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