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 > dupes). 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 /usr/compat/linux/usr/X11R6/ 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. Many thanks atb Glyn _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"