Subject: Re: problems building several packages
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Jukka Marin <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/10/2001 00:49:15
On Mon, Jul 09, 2001 at 04:44:10PM -0500, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> > 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.

It has worked well on my -current machine as well.

> Opera
> is a linux binary, but it seems to work fine, too (and without any
> LD_anything).

On my -current system, it is OK - on the 1.5 machine, it wouldn't start.

> 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.

I did a fresh install from 1.5 binaries a few days ago.. can't examine the
system now, it's 40 km from here and not on the Internet ;)