[tex-live] TL2008's otftotfm has some old shared libs dependencies.

Vladimir Volovich vvv at vsu.ru
Wed Aug 27 12:18:51 CEST 2008

"NP" == Norbert Preining writes:

 >> otftotfm: error while loading shared libraries: libstdc++.so.5:
 >> cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

 NP> Bummer, why is that linked dynamically.

this is known (lcdf-typetools are not using the "cxx-runtime-hack").

 >> So it doesn't normally work on Fedora 9 and probably other newer
 >> distros. Linking against the so.5 c++ lib seems rather pointless
 >> since

 NP> Strange, Debian/sid running here which can be considered rather new
 NP> ships libstdc++.so.5 (and 6).

search on google shows that Fedora also ships libstdc++.so.5 in the
compat-libstdc++ package.

though, admittedly, libstdc++.so.5 is rather old.


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