Skype

Adi Pircalabu apircalabu at bitdefender.com
Wed May 17 15:20:24 UTC 2006


On Wed, 17 May 2006 17:04:22 +0300 Ion-Mihai Tetcu wrote:

> On Wed, 17 May 2006 12:05:09 +0300
> Adi Pircalabu <apircalabu at bitdefender.com> wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, 16 May 2006 22:47:42 -1000 Stephen Bartlett wrote:
> > 
> > > > linux_enable="YES"
> > > > should be enough.
> > > 
> > > FWIW, I had had Skype running fine on 6.0-RELEASE -- then it
> > > stopped working for some unknown reason.  Symptoms were that the
> > > Skype process would start, fire up some child processes, but
> > > never bring up any windows.
> > > 
> > > I upgraded to 6.1-RELEASE, did a portupgrade, and still had the
> > > same problem with Skype.  After reading that other people still
> > > were able to run Skype, I decided to start all over with it:
> > > deinstalled net/skype, deinstalled the
> > > emulators/linux_base-suse-9.3 that I'd been using, and 'rm
> > > -rf /compat/linux/*'.  Then, I just:
> > > 
> > > cd /usr/ports/net/skype
> > > make install
> > > (that ended up installing linux_base-8)
> > 
> > Yep, but you've probably been left with outdated libraries. Try to
> > use portupgrade or portmanager, they both do a very good job in
> > updating dependencies.
> > 
> > > 
> > > Although the build/install went fine, Skype wouldn't start due to
> > > missing libraries.  So I copied them over from a Linux partition
> > > (happens to be Gentoo): libGL.so.1 libXmu.so.6
> > > libXrandr.so.2
> > > libXcursor.so.1
> > > libXft.so.2
> > > libSM.so.6
> > > libICE.so.6
> > > libXext.so.6
> > > libX11.so.6
> > > libXxf86vm.so.1
> > > libXt.so.6
> > > libXrender.so.1
> > > libexpat.so.0
> 
> Interesting enough, while I have this files on my system, pkg_info -O
> on them doesn't return anything. Adi, could you please check on your
> system ?
>

Same here, no result for pkg_info -O. Though, they are part of
linux-XFree86-libs

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Adi Pircalabu (PGP Key ID 0x04329F5E)


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