Thu, 27 Jul 2000 13:51:20 -0700
Never mind. The installation from rpm appears to actually run, despite the ldconfig
problems noted. I also forgot to use -U, so the old version wasn't deleted but
that's pilot error.
Gary Bickford wrote:
> Dave Peticolas wrote:
> > Gary Bickford writes:
> > > I'm running Suse 6.4, upgraded from 6.3. I tried installing g-wrap from the
> > > but rpm complains that we need 'guile-devel'. I have guile 1.3.4. I can't f
> > > guile-devel as an independent entity. Any suggestions?
> > Did guile come with SuSE? If so, they should have included a guile-devel
> > package as well.
> Sorry about the delay - I just got back from a trip. Instead of pursuing this, I
> went to helixcode and got the gnucash-1.4.2-0_helix_1.i386.rpm and attempted to
> install. It thought a long while, then returned a series of errors, all from
> ldconfig, for example:
> /sbin/ldconfig: Input file /usr/lib/libxml.so not found.
> Upon inspection, I see that in every case the problem is that the libfile is a
> symlink to an older version of the actual lib file installed. For example:
> garyb@twobit:/usr/lib > ls -l libxml*
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 337134 Nov 8 1999 libxml.a
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 561 Nov 8 1999 libxml.la
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 15 Apr 7 05:10 libxml.so ->
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 15 May 19 12:26 libxml.so.1 ->
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 393240 Mar 24 12:28 libxml.so.1.8.6
> There's only about 8 of these problems, so I can manually relink them but before I
> do I wondered if there was a problem with doing that, or if I should modify the
> rpm instead (a thing I have not done before) to use the "so.1" links which all
> seem to point to the right place, or if there is a deeper/larger issue I'm not
> aware of.
> Thanks folks,
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