[ut2004] ./ut2004-bin: error while loading shared libraries: libstdc++.so.5
spike at spykes.net
Tue Jun 21 04:18:19 EDT 2005
I hear ya, on my system I have 2 of these libs.
/usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6.0.3 (GCC 3.4)
/usr/lib/libstdc++.so.5.0.6 (GCC 3.3)
I upgraded my compiler on my slackware install one day and it removed
the latter and all hell broke loose. So i had to grab this file and
place it manually back in place in order to use my new compiler and
keep my system in one piece. What a mess it was.
On Tue, 21 Jun 2005 01:15:15 -0700
Peter Hoff <petehoff at pacbell.net> wrote:
> Ryan C. Gordon wrote:
> >>A lot of people don't need or want what's in the compat package. If it's
> >>extraneous in many cases, why leave it in?
> >Because it's about %0.00000001 the size of, say, OpenOffice, so it's not
> >exactly hogging disk space, and it removes the burden of unnecessary bug
> >reports from both Fedora maintainers and third-party developers like
> >myself that, unlike myself, don't know how to solve that problem quickly
> >and may even go so far as to believe it's their bug.
> >Sounds like a great reason to put that in the default install for
> >everyone involved.
> I understand your point, but there is certainly a vocal class of Linux
> user who doesn't believe in hanging on to "obsolete" stuff. I can't say
> I fully understand it myself, but I think it's at the core of why Linux
> doesn't yet have a way of gracefully handling multiple versions of the
> same dynamic library.
> And yeah, I fully sympathize with your situation. I'm sure you're plenty
> frustrated with the "why don't you just recompile against the new
> version" responses you've no doubt recieved. But, at least someone
> provided a compat patch...
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