[Scottish] SVGAlib

Mark Marsella scottish at mailman.lug.org.uk
Thu Nov 14 23:20:01 2002

On Thursday 14 November 2002 23:15, Paul Millar wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Nov 2002, Mark Marsella wrote:
> > Does creating symlinks work from new ones to the missing
> > i.e. ln -s libsvga.so.2 libsvga.so.1
> That might work, but sounds dangerous.  I don't know the specifics for
> SVGALib, but usually the numbers are different for a reason ;^P
> Your best bet is to get the source for libsvga v1.x from somewhere,
> compile and install in /usr/local/lib.  Usually that's as simple as
> "./configure && make && make install", but you'd have to check with the
> library docs.
> Also, you may need to add /usr/local/lib to the /etc/ld.so.conf file an=
> rerun ldconfig.

Might be, but normally new old libs are subsets of new and so function. =20
(unless of course they have been totally rewritten).=20