On Sat, 28 Dec 2002, Adam K Kirchhoff wrote:

> Hey folks,
>       I'm noticing some odd behaviour with the linux compatability
> recently.  I have this small gnome app called gnome-run.  It links against
> a number of gnome libraries that I've copied from my linux partition over
> to /compat/linux and put in the appropriate directories.
>       The problem is, when executing this app, the linker seems to try
> and load the libaudiofile.so.0 file from my FreeBSD installation instead
> of my /compat/linux installation.  When running gnome-run it only does
> this for that one library (though other apps have shown this to be a
> problem with other libraries such as libgmodule-2.0.so.0,
> libglib-2.0.so.0, and libgobject-2.0.so.0)
>       This is what happens when I try to launch "gnome-run" from an
> xterm:
> [ adamk@sorrow ~ ]$ gnome-run
> gnome-run: error while loading shared libraries:
> /usr/local/lib/libaudiofile.so.0: ELF file OS ABI invalid
>       Well, of course the OS ABI is invalid.  The libaudiofile library
> it's trying to load is for FreeBSD, not Linux.  But, if I move the
> libaudiofile.so.0 file from /usr/local/lib to /usr/local/lib/old, and
> try to launch gnome-run, everything works fine.  So, if the FreeBSD
> version of the library isn't present, it then looks for the Linux version.
>       Any ideas what's going on or how to fix this?

Run "/compat/linux/sbin/ldconfig".  That should update the path cache
of the (linux) dynamic linker.  I assume the permissions on the libs
already are reasonable.


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