math/grace port: "" not found ??

Rob spamrefuse at
Wed Oct 26 05:15:13 PDT 2005

--- Pete French <petefrench at> wrote:

> > I am the only FreeBSD user on the Grace
> mailinglist.
> > Apparently the dlopen() call in grace works fine
> > on Linux and others. But not with FreeBSD.
> This is not a problem with the dlopen call *or*
> freebsd - the problem is that it is asking for
> a library '' which does not
> exist on FreeBSD. There is a ''
> though. You need to get the grace people to change
> the application so it requests the correct
> library when running on FreeBSD.

The reason why the grace developper blames FreeBSD
is because of this:

The executable 'xmgrace' is linked to
'strings /usr/X11R6/lib/ | grep libXcursor'

So according to the grace developper, the reason
for my problem is a problem with

But I know nothing about this stuff....

By the way: can someone also explain to me why has the string "".
I will then forward this to the grace mailinglist,
and tell them that there's something wrong with Grace.

Thank so much!

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