Need help getting OpenOffice to work on FreeBSD 6.0-release

umagnum338 at umagnum338 at
Mon Jan 16 15:48:36 PST 2006

I installed the package for OpenOffice 2.0 for FreeBSD 6.0 (which needed openssl-beta, which I installed).  Now, when trying to run OpenOffice I get:

/libexec/ Shared object "" not found, required by "javaldx"
/libexec/ Shared object "" not found, required by "soffice.bin"

I put symlinks in /usr/local/lib to these files using their names (i.e. the symlinks are the same names as the files), the files were installed to:


So, I figured that ldconfig would take care of everything on the next bootup.  Well, I'm still getting the same problem.  I did ldconfig -r | grep <for_the_files>.  ldconfig knows about "" but not "".  I suspect it's because doesn't follow the lib<something>.so.[0-9] convention being looked for (as is spelled out in the man page).

So, my question is simple.  Can anyone help me get OpenOffice running?


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