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Re: [linrad] PSE help with SuSE 8.2 and svgalib
- Subject: Re: [linrad] PSE help with SuSE 8.2 and svgalib
- From: "w5snx" <w5snx@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Sat, 30 Aug 2003 18:14:14 -0000
Hi Joop. Don't make the mistake I did. My old eyes have trouble
distinguishing "l" from "1". It's ga gee el not ga gee one. The "1" doesn't
----- Original Message -----
From: "w3sz" <w3sz@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, August 30, 2003 13:29
Subject: Re: [linrad] PSE help with SuSE 8.2 and svgalib
> Hi Joop!
> I am not a Linux expert and am replying only because no other replies have
> here. I have never used Suse.
> The eror you describe indicates that the compiler couldn't find vgagl
> I wonder if somehow the manual linking that must be done (see Leif's page
> occur correctly. A typo here would be fatal ;)
> The runtime libraries are placed at /usr/local/lib but they are needed at
> Symbolic links solve the problem.
> Type:ln -s /usr/local/lib/libvga.so.1.4.3 /usr/lib/libvga.so.1
> Type:ln -s /usr/local/lib/libvgagl.so.1.4.3 /usr/lib/libvgagl.so.1 The
> solution is of course to change Makefile.cfg to place the library files at
> place automatically, but keeping as many files as possible untouched is a
good way of
> avoiding problems....
> is the text in question on this page.
> See also:
> What happens when, after you type 'updatedb', you type 'locate vgagl' ?
> I get:
> [root@xxxxx root]# locate vgagl
> Of course, if you typed the links wrong, then this could look ok but
> wouldn't work.
> Finally, when you think things have compiled OK, if Linrad still doesn't
want to work
> you might try some of the svgalib demos, in the svgalib directory. Here I
> svgalib-1.9.17 and so these are at .../svgalib-1.9.17/demos.
> I hope that this message is of some help, and that you get some more
> folks who really DO know Linux.
> PS getting as far as you have gotten in 1 day is impressive!
> ROger Rehr
> ----- Original Message Follows -----
> > Hi Friends
> > I am a total newbie on Linux and bought my first package yesterday (SuSE
> > personal)
> > Installation went fine, internet and sound looks OK.
> > I have installed nasm, and gcc seems to be working.
> > However, when installing Linrad 01-06 I get an error message towards the
> > of the compilation process, looks like something wrong with svgalib.
> > msg:
> > /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i486-suse-linux/3.3/
> > cannot find -lvgagl collect2 ld returned 1 exit status
> > make: xxx[linrad] error 1
> > Leif advised me to reinstall svgalib143, I did exactly what i was told
> > on Linrad-homepage, got NO errors, still no compilation possible.
> > Then i went to 2 different RPM installations, looked like they worked
> > but still no success in compiling Linrad
> > During all activities I was logged in as "root".
> > Since i am a total newbie on Linux, i really don't know what to do
> > I went through the linrad-archive file , saw some threads on SuSE 82,
> > not enough to help me out.
> > Any help would be VERY much appreciated !!
> > Thanks, 73
> > Joop PA0JMV
> > www.planet.nl/~pa0jmv
> Roger Rehr