glibc version problem: What are my options?

Frode Petersen fropeter at online.no
Sun Nov 7 04:44:55 UTC 2004


Thank you so much for the answer! The problem is now solved.

Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 07, 2004 at 12:41:54AM +0100, Frode Petersen wrote:
> 
>>Error message:
>>/opt/rational//releases/rose.2003.06.00/i386_linux2/bin/rjavarelay: 
>>relocation error: 
>>/opt/rational//releases/rose.2003.06.00/mw/lib-linux_optimized/libkernel32.so: 
>>symbol errno, version GLIBC_2.0 not defined in file libc.so.6 with link 
>>time reference
> 
> 
> libkernel32.so has been built incorrectly (not including <errno.h> before
> using errno as mandated by standards).

Just out of curiosity: Is this something I can fix myself, or is it a 
distro thing, or even a Rational thing? (I suspect the first, but...)


> As a workaround, you can run the application with LinuxThreads, i.e.
> LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.4.1 /opt/rational//releases/rose.2003.06.00/i386_linux2/bin/rjavarelay options

I made a script setting the variable, running the rose startup script 
and finally removing the variable again. I guess any program started 
while Rose is running would also be using the older libraries, but that 
is OK, or isn't it..?

> Though, if you e.g. googled for errno GLIBC_2.0, you'd find an answer too.
> 	Jakub
I obviously need to 'de-narrow' my searches...

Thanks again for the help!

Regards, Frode




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