Mozilla

Natalie S. Ford natalie at ourshack.com
Wed May 15 12:51:10 BST 2002


On Tue, May 14, 2002 at 11:25:04AM +0100, Frank Shute wrote:
> On Tue, May 14, 2002 at 09:19:28AM +0100, Natalie wrote:
> >
> > On Mon, May 13, 2002 at 11:47:18PM +0100, Frank Shute wrote:
> > > What I usually do is something like this:
> > > $ mkdir ~/M0.99
> > > $ mv mozilla-i386-unknown-freebsd4.5-0.9.9.tar.gz ~/M0.99
> > > $ cd ~/M0.99
> > > $ tar xvzf mozilla-i386-unknown-freebsd4.5-0.9.9.tar.gz
> > > $ ./mozilla/mozilla &
> > 
> > I did similar:
> > 
> > $ mv mozilla-i386-unknown-freebsd4.5-0.9.9.tar.gz ~/downloads
> > (well, that is where I downloaded it to)
> > $ cd
> > $ tar xvzf ~/downloads/Mozilla-i386-unknown-freebsd4.5-0.9.9.tar.gz
> > $ ./mozilla/mozilla &
> > 
> > and I still get:
> > 
> > [1] 50728
> > [natalie at rincewind natalie]$ /usr/libexec/ld-elf.so.1: Shared object
> > "libintl.so.2" not found
> > 
> > [1]+  Exit 1                  ./mozilla/mozilla $ 
> > 
> > /me is confused
> > 
> > I have 4.5 
> 
> It seems that this is some sort of problem with gettext. If you've
> installed gettext then you probably have /usr/local/lib/libintl.so.1
> So you could try:
> 
> # ln -s /usr/local/lib/libintl.so.1 /usr/local/lib/libintl.so.2
> # ldconfig -m /usr/local/lib
> 
> and then try & start mozilla.

Thanks ever so much - that did the trick and allowed me to run 'startx' because even *that* was complaining about not being able to find libintl.so.2 since i had installed mozilla!  Naughty tarball!  ;-)

> I'm a bit confused too because I've only got
> /usr/local/lib/libintl.so.1 and I've had no problems with that mozilla
> tarball.
> 
> $ md5 -q mozilla-i386-unknown-freebsd4.5-0.9.9.tar.gz
> c7e79e519ea3ff0abfadc79c5a3af9b8
> 
> Do a search at Google groups for:
> "libintl.so.2" not found
> 
> & there's more info.
> 
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> 
>  Frank 
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