From: Bruce Sherwood <bas@an...> - 2000-10-28 16:40:12
More details on the problem. Thanks, Roger.
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Date: Saturday, October 28, 2000, 1:53 PM +0000
From: Roger Fearick <FEARICK@...>
To: Bruce Sherwood <bas@...>
Subject: Re: [Visualpython-users] Red Hat Linux
>> We have received a number of reports from people who have not been able
>> to get Visual to run on Red Hat or Suse Linux. Typical reports are
>> appended. If you have successfully gotten Visual to run on these flavors
>> of Linux, please give us details on what you did. Thanks. (It appears
>> that these problems do not show up on Debian or Mandrake Linux.)
> I can only relate that I've been unable to get it running on Redhat
> 6.2, with initially the error.
>> > error: failed dependencies:
>> > libstdc++-libc6.1-2.so.3 is needed by
>> > python-visual-2000.06.10-4
> As a result of this I tried to recompile cvisualmodule.so (which
> required me to install gcc 2.95.2 rather than the egcs in RH 6.2).
> At this stage the program starts up with no error messages, but
> then hangs. Three processes seem to be created, according to ps,
> but no graphics window appears.
> I have so far also tried recompiling Mesa and gtkgl to make sure
> that they have thread support, but with no success so far.
> Roger Fearick
> Department of Physics
> University of Cape Town
> (Tel) +27-21-650-3330
> (Fax) +27-21-650-3342
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