Am I Missing A Compat Library?

Tim Daneliuk tundra at
Mon Jul 18 20:18:16 UTC 2011

On 7/18/2011 3:15 PM, Roland Smith said this:

> On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 01:02:53PM -0500, Tim Daneliuk wrote:

>> On 7/18/2011 12:43 PM, Roland Smith said this:



>>> But I _don't_ get this linker error. Just a thought, but have a look at glib

>>> and dbus, and check that it is linked to the right libicu? ('ldd

>>> /usr/local/lib/' and 'ldd /usr/local/lib/')


>>> If that is not the case, you'll have to dive into the configure output, I

>>> think. 


>>> Roland



>> A forced deinstallation of avahi-app and then an installation, seems

>> to have made the problem disappear.


> I've seen that problem before. Sometimes an app will link to the previously

> installed versions of its libraries rather than the freshly built ones. Do you

> by any chance have the environment variable LIBRARY_PATH set to

> /usr/local/lib? I've long suspected that or the -L option to gcc to be the

> culprit. 



>> So much for "dynamically linked libraries will make systems maintenance

>> simpler ..."


> Static linking does indeed have some advantages. :-) Of course there is still

> the option WITHOUT_DYNAMICROOT in /etc/src.conf to build /bin and /sbin

> without dynamic linking... Haven't tried it in years, though.

Disk space is cheap.  Time wasted fixing silly problems is irreplacable.



Tim Daneliuk

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