[GRASS5] v.out.ascii: Segmentation fault

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Mon Nov 29 17:58:42 EST 2004

Markus Neteler wrote:

> Now I see: It's the "famous" mysterious (to me) Debian problem:
> For some unknown reasons Debian users have to add to
> /etc/ld.so.conf
> the directory of the GRASS libs, here:
> /usr/local/grass-5.7.cvs/lib
> and run
> ldconfig
> I would like to know that solved but have no idea why Debian behaves
> like this (reported earlier by other Debian/GRASS users).
> It's probably related to the fact that Debian searches in
>  /usr/local/grass-5.7.cvs/lib/tls/i686/mmx/
>                               ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> Why this?

With recent versions of glibc, the loader searches for
architecture-specific libraries first. I've seen the same behaviour on
SuSE 9.1.

Anyhow, the problem isn't that it's searching extra directories, but
that it doesn't appear to be searching $LD_LIBRARY_PATH.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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