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Re: FC5: Failed dependecies while installing AdobeReader



Am Fr, den 24.03.2006 schrieb Jon Ingason um 9:36:

> I am trying to install AdobeReader 7.0.5 on FC5 and get dependency problem:
> 
> [root lisa Adobe]# rpm -i AdobeReader_enu-7.0.5-1.i386.rpm
> error: Failed dependencies:
>          libstdc++.so.5 is needed by AdobeReader_enu-7.0.5-1.i386
>          libstdc++.so.5(CXXABI_1.2) is needed by 
> AdobeReader_enu-7.0.5-1.i386
>          libstdc++.so.5(GLIBCPP_3.2) is needed by 
> AdobeReader_enu-7.0.5-1.i386
> [root lisa Adobe]# ls -l /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.*
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root     18 Mar 24 22:02 /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.5 -> 
> libstdc++.so.6.0.8
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root     18 Mar 22 22:16 /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6 -> 
> libstdc++.so.6.0.8
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 949160 Mar 10 04:34 /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6.0.8
> [root lisa Adobe]#
> 
> I made the symbolic link /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.5 -> libstdc++.so.6.0.8.

Bad idea. Please remove that link.

> What to do?

Your manual linking does not satisfy RPM as it does not know about that
custom linkage. Linking this way even may not work because the .so.6
version could have different routines and thus the acroreader fail to
run.

Much better than using "rpm -i" (it is even recommended to use "rpm -U")
is running

yum localinstall AdobeReader_enu-7.0.5-1.i386.rpm

That will automatically try to resolve dependencies. Yours will be
resolved by additionally installing compat-libstdc++-33, which ships the
required libstdc++.so.5.

> Jon Ingason

Alexander


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