PPP/su startup error

Andrew Wiles adw at jara23.co.uk
Tue Oct 5 09:17:19 PDT 2004

Andrew Wiles wrote:
> Since just prior to the new pfil hooks commit and with 5.3-BETA7 I now 
> get the following error on boot:
> Starting ppp as "root"
> /libexec/ld-elf.so.1:
> Shared object "libintl.so.6" not found, required by "su"
> The shared library exists in /usr/local/lib but isn't being found.
> As to why su or ppp would need that lib at boot time also confuses me as 
> it is now part of the base system.
> Running either su or ppp after the system is up works fine.
> Any help with this problem would be appreciated.
> Andrew D Wiles.

Okay I found the problem after working on a hunch.
It transpires that bash-3 links against gettext and others unlike bash-2 
which I was previously using as the root shell, switching back to bash-2 
fixed the problem straight away.
Thanks to all for all the hints and clues.

Andrew D Wiles
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