Mel <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> On Tuesday 13 May 2008 14:05:43 Glyn Millington wrote:
>> >>>> Trying to launch Linux Open Office 2.4 I get the following error
>> >>>> message ,----
>> >>>> | /usr/compat/linux/opt/openoffice.org2.4/program/soffice.bin: error
>> >>>> | while loading shared libraries: /usr/local/lib/libXext.so.6: ELF
>> >>>> | file OS ABI invalid
>> >>>> `----
>> that include statement leads to /usr/X11R6
Wow - can I just check that I have this right before I do it?!
> Best fix:
> rm /usr/X11R6
get rid of /usr/X11R6, which on a system-wide basis is a link to /usr/local
> touch /usr/X11R6
Create an empty *file* /usr/X11R6
> chflags schg /usr/X11R6
make it system-immutable
> /sbin/ldconfig -m /usr/local/lib (just to force the linker to re-read the
Merge new stuf in the /usr/local/lib directory into the hints file
> As a bonus, the old apps you still have pointing to /usr/X11R6
But the app in question needs to get at
which is a directory contain a lot of libs - are you suggesting I remove
it? Sorry if I'm being slow but want to be sure about this one!
> will now complain and be exposed and anything that wants to install or
> modify something in /usr/X11R6 will be exposed too. I've done this
> about a week after I upgraded and it solved all the linux linker
> problems and only one app I had compiled from source rather then using
> a port, wasn't working anymore. Recompiled and no problemo.
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