Subject: Re: problems building several packages
To: Jukka Marin <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/09/2001 16:44:10
On Tue, 10 Jul 2001, Jukka Marin wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 09, 2001 at 03:58:24PM -0500, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> > > I also have problems with installed programs not finding the shared libraries.
> > > Before ELF, this was fixed by, but now...  Don't the binaries know
> > > the library search path?  No?
> >
> > I haven't seen that lately. Maybe more buildlink lossage. Which
> > binaries?
> Well, I installed Opera on a vanilla 1.5 machine and it couldn't find some
> of the libraries (can't check, the machine isn't here any more).  Also, I
> couldn't run xpdf until I set LTDL_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/X11R6/lib (xpdf first
> found the libs it wanted, but then looked for them in /usr/lib and couldn't
> find them there.. according to ktrace).

Huh. I just built xpdf on 1.5.1/i386, and it runs fine for me. Opera
is a linux binary, but it seems to work fine, too (and without any

Could you have a.out format libs in /usr/X11R6/lib? If you still have
any a.out libs, you ought to move those to
/emul/aout/usr/{lib,X11R6/lib,pkg/lib}, as appropriate.