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Re: Fedora Core is careless



On Friday 12 May 2006 8:30 pm, Karl Larsen wrote:
> Karl Larsen wrote:
> > Paul Howarth wrote:
> >> On Fri, 2006-05-12 at 12:12 -0600, Karl Larsen wrote:
> >>>     On FC5 you remembered to link libstdc++.so.5 to whatever the
> >>> version is on this version. On FC4 you forgot to do this!
> >>>
> >>>     And I am having hell like every time I try to make a link! I
> >>> always go to man link and get confused and then screw up.
> >>
> >> Good! You shouldn't be making bogus links like this, you should be
> >> installing the correct library in the first place.
> >>
> >> If you need libstdc++.so.5, try installing it:
> >>
> >> # yum install libstdc++.so.5
> >>
> >> Paul.
> >
> >    I had no idea yum could fix this, but for sure you should not need
> > to fix it. I will try yum and report back. Thank you.
> >
> >    The only applications that don't work so far are Thunderbird and
> > two others!
> >
> > Karl
>
>     And I tried to yum libstdc++.so.5 and it told me there was no such
> thing!

I'm not sure if "yum install libstdc++.so.5" is really supposed to work (??) 
but 

# yum whatprovides libstdc++.so.5

does and tells me you need compat-libstdc++-33

compat-libstdc++-33.i386                 3.2.3-55.fc5           core
Matched from:
libstdc++.so.5

Chris

>
>     So I did make a link to libstdc++.so.6 and this does not work. So
> what in the heck is going on? I can't imagine what I did. I loaded a new
> workstation in FC4 and thought all would be hunky dory and still it's
> broke!
>
> Karl

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