FreeBSD Port: linux-netscape-communicator-4.8

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue Apr 27 13:12:17 PDT 2004

On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 03:24:18PM -0400, amg wrote:
> OS: freebsd 4.9
> I recently installed 4.9 and, when attempting
> to install the "linux-netscape-communicator-4.8",
> I receieve the following message when I invoked
> netscape:
>    ELF interpreter  /compat/svr4/lib/ not found
>    abort
> A bit of snooping about showed that
> is located in:
>     /compat/linux/lib.
>    When are the error(s) likely to be corrected
> so that netscape can be installed and used?

Sounds like you need to run brandelf on the linux binary, or set the
kern.fallback_elf_brand sysctl.  See the brandelf manpage.

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