Gentoo Archives: gentoo-ppc-dev

From: David Chamberlain <daybird@g.o>
To: gentooppc-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentooppc-dev] ld.so and other packages seem to be defect...
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2002 19:08:10
Message-Id: 3CC75793.2030209@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentooppc-dev] ld.so and other packages seem to be defect... by Kain
Without knowing what it was, I asked Pieter to put ld.so back in, 
because kde3 depends on it.  If it's a binary pkg, then obviously kde3 
doesn't really need it, so I guess we should just remove the depend from 
our version of kde3.

David

Kain wrote:

>On Fri, Apr 26, 2002 at 07:23:34PM +0200, Olivier Reisch wrote: > >>Mark Guertin and I noticed that doing an ldconfig returns a couple of library >>errors: >> >>ibook ld.so # ldconfig >>ldconfig: /lib/ld-linux.so.1.9.11 is not a shared object file (Type: 768). >>ldconfig: /lib/libdl.so.1.9.11 is not a shared object file (Type: 768). >>[ old X86 linux-libs stuff skipped ] >> > >That would be because ld.so is a *compatibility* package for really old (i.e. >libc5) software. The ld.so that we grabbed from gentoo-x86 is an x86 binary >distro of these libs basically. (they really are a big pain in the ass to >rebuild). If someone has a really old netscape (or something) binary they want >to run, feel free to make PPC versions of these packages.. otherwise, these >should be masked back out like they originally were. Is there even software >this old for PPCLinux? >