Re: Sorry to bother you...
Shaw Terwilliger (email@example.com)
Thu, 24 Jun 1999 09:36:33 -0500
On Mon, Jun 21, 1999 at 06:41:27PM -0500, Wade Maxfield wrote:
> I'm running Mandrake 5.3, based on redhat 5.2. The AbiWord you have as
> an RPM in your download is dynamically linked, and refuses to install in
> Mandrake 5.3.
> In addition, the libraries the rpm installation ask for are not
> obviously found in the redhat mirrors. libgdk-1.2 is not found under
> libgdk*.rpm or gdk*.rpm. libglib is obviously glib. libgmodule is who
> knows what. libgtk is obviously gtk. I'm even having trouble installing
> the libraries I find due to interdependencies.
> Would it be too much trouble to either 1) create a statically linked
> binary, or 2) put links to the required libraries for those who have older
> or incomplete installations?
Well good news for ya. :) There is a statically linked binary, just
download it from the same place you got the RPM (assuming you got
it from http://www.abisource.com/dl_linux_intel.phtml). The statically
linked version is available as a .tar.gz package with a shell script
Also, we have libraries which should satisfy Mandrake Linux's requirement
for glib, gmodule (it's part of glib) and gtk. Check out
http://www.abisource.com/downloads/libraries/[redhat] for RPMs.
You might try grabbing the needed RPMs from the libraries section
and see if the RPM AbiWord package installs on your machine. If it doesn't,
send me a note with all the gory details and give the static
binary a shot.
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