[ut2004] ./ut2004-bin: error while loading shared libraries: libstdc++.so.5

Paul subsolar at subsolar.com
Wed Jun 22 21:55:19 EDT 2005

On Wed, 2005-06-22 at 11:33 -0700, Guy Hutchison wrote:
> On 6/22/05, Douglas Wade Needham <cinnion at ka8zrt.com> wrote:
> > Suggestion on supporting the multiple Mac platforms (coming from my
> > experience of working with a similar setup on an embedded environment
> > on nearly identical PPC and x86 processors).  Rather than
> > shipping a UT executable which is multi-platform, why not just have
> > the installer detect the HW and install either a PPC or x86 binary.
> > It will save some disk and probably have other positive performance
> > impacts as well.
> Doug, methinks you are optimizing a cheap resource (disk space) in
> favor of an expensive one (programmer time).  The disk space consumed
> by the UT2004 binaries is less than 10% of the total install, so
> shipping every binary you have wouldn't make it significantly bigger. 
> Also, the Mac has support for fat binaries courtesy of the 68k
> migration, so there may be built-in platform support for shipping both
> vs. writing (and testing) a more complicated installer...

Yes, IIRC they support "universal binaries" or what was called "fat
binaries" basically two versions of the program in one wrapper, the
loader picks the correct one.


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