Re: libjpeg.so.62 ??? UPDATE

Grant Byers (redback@diesel.net.au)
Mon, 7 Jun 1999 21:49:55 +1000 (EST)


On Mon, 7 Jun 1999, Albert Dorofeev wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 07, 1999 at 12:52:15AM +0100, John Archbold wrote:
> > OK i ran ./configure --enable-shared --enable-static
> > 
> > then ran the following
> > 
> > make
> > make install
> > make install-lib
> > 
> > THIS INSTALLED the lib in /usr/local/lib, I also checked /etc/ld.so.conf to
> > make sure it is reading that dir and it is. It is now being seen by ldconfig
> > but AfterStep STILL says that libjpeg.so.62 isn't there. I ran rpm -i
> > after......... and it said failed dependancies libjpeg.so.62 when it surely is
> > there i am at a total loss here and i really want to install it.
> 
> Am I right in supposing that all those failure messages
> about missing lib were given by the RPM and not by the
> AfterStep itself? You did not succeed in installing AS
> so you never could run it actually, right?
> I am not familiar with the way RPM operates but I would
> think that 
> 	- either it is checking for /usr/lib/<lib> and then
> 	you would have to put a symlink there pointing back
> 	to /usr/local/lib/<lib>
> 	- or it keeps its own database of what has been 
> 	installed so you'd have to either get an RPM of
> 	the library or 'force' the installation despite
> 	the failed dependencies (if that can be done)
> In any case, just try to force it to install and then
> see if running AS actually produces any errors.

Correct.. RPM keeps a database of all packages ant their contents in
/var/lib/rpm

You could try installing AfterStep using the --nodeps option to rpm.. In
practice you shouldn't ever use --nodeps or --force, but sometimes it's a
necessity
 > 
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