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From: David Chamberlain <daybird@g.o>
Subject: Re: ld.so and other packages seem to be defect...
Date: Fri Apr 26 19:09:02 2002
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?
>



References:
ld.so and other packages seem to be defect...
-- Olivier Reisch
Re: ld.so and other packages seem to be defect...
-- Kain
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