libmap.conf ?? [Was:Re: xmms failure]
Andrew J Caines
A.J.Caines at halplant.com
Mon Sep 13 20:45:42 PDT 2004
>> Rebuild any threaded app which links to the wrong thread library, or as a
>> workaround add this to /etc/libmap.conf:
> Ok i'll bite. what is libmap.conf?
It's well described in the manual.
> where did you find out about it?
On 4.x I first came across it while getting the Linux Flash plugin port to
work with a native browser.
I was bitten by the spinlock error on 5.x and quickly found references to
the problem, solution and workaround after a simple web and mailing list
> root # man libmap.conf
> No manual entry for libmap.conf
# man libmap.conf
LIBMAP.CONF(5) FreeBSD File Formats Manual LIBMAP.CONF(5)
libmap.conf -- configuration file for dynamic object dependency mapping
> root # apropos libmap
> libmap: nothing appropriate
# apropos libmap
libmap.conf(5) - configuration file for dynamic object dependency mapping
> root # ls /etc/lib*
> ls: No match.
You've got to create it.
> root # uname -a
> FreeBSD wstaylorm.xxxx.xxxx.xxxx 4.9-STABLE FreeBSD 4.9-STABLE #0: Sat
> Jan 31 14:14:40 EST 2004
> root at wstaylorm.xxxx.xxxx.xxxx:/usr/src/sys/compile/MJTDEV1 i386
# uname -a
FreeBSD hal9000.halplant.com 4.10-STABLE FreeBSD 4.10-STABLE #0: Thu Aug 26 11:27:03 EDT 2004 root at hal9000.halplant.com:/data/obj/data/src/sys/HAL9000 i386
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