[GRASSLIST:1448] Re: Beta10 startup
pearle at nostoc.biol.mun.ca
Mon Feb 12 12:04:46 EST 2001
Have you tried just making a link (ln -s) from your old library file to
the file name that your application (GRASS) wants?
St. John's, NF
On Mon, 12 Feb 2001, Rich Shepard wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Feb 2001, Kirk Schmidt wrote:
> > I verified that ncurses.so.5 was installed on my system, I checked in the
> > usr/lib/ directory and a file called libncurses.so.4.0 was present. I
> > copied the file and called it libncurses .so.5 and my problems were solved.
> I have a similar problem, but it has so far resisted a solution. My RH 6.2
> system (actually 6.1 with all the packages upgraded to the latest and
> greatest) has libncurses.so.4 installed (plus the old glibc5 versions of 3
> and 1.x). But, when I try to install ncurses-5.2-5.i386.rpm, I cannot.
> If I use the upgrade (-U) option, I'm told that too many apps require the
> .4 version. So, I tried the install option (-i) to add the new version, too.
> That failed because of conflicts with a version (ncurses-5.0-2) that cannot
> be found in any form on my system.
> I know this is a linux problem, not a GRASS problem, and I've asked for
> help from the local users group. My frustration is that it should be a
> no-brainer to add a new version of the ncurses library without removing the
> older version. Turns out to be a major project. Sigh.
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