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Re: Another library irregularity

From: Adam Fedor
Subject: Re: Another library irregularity
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2001 13:55:55 -0600

Dennis Leeuw wrote:
> My gnu-gnu-gnu-xgps dir also contains:
> -rwxr-xr-x   1 root     root        47426 Apr  4 12:34 font_cacher
> which is not in Tools/ nor in Tools/ix86/linux-gnu

I have one in Tools. If it was installed correctly, you should also. All
Tools should have a script with them.

> IMHO, I think it would be better if the PATH stays as it is, but the wrapper 
> scripts are removed. With a correct PATH the tool will be found anyway and 
> now a lot of Tools
> are accessed by scripts which adds to the problem, and confusion.
> The current problem is:
> bash-2.03$ which gdnc
> /opt/GNUstep/System/Tools/ix86/linux-gnu/gnu-gnu-gnu-xgps/gdnc
> This is the executable, not the wrapper script. So,
> bash-2.03$ gdnc
> gdnc: error in loading shared libraries: libgnustep-base.so.0: cannot open 
> shared object file: No such file or directory

Well that would be solved by using the scripts. And it has nothing to do
with PATH.

I don't really care whether we use the scripts or not. We should decide
and stick with it. Taking out the scripts would make it less confusing,
but apparently, no less frustrating.

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