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Re: dlerror: /lib/security/pam_pwdb.so: undefined symbol: pam_fail_delay]



On 19 May 1998 07:13:18 GMT, Marc MERLIN <marc_merlin@magic.metawire.com> wrote:
>I kept libc-2.0.6.so and ld-2.0.6.so because they seem to be tied to libdl
>version and if I use the libdl from *any* glibc-2.0.7, I get:
>
>mai 17 09:02:04 moremagic pam[1799]: unable to dlopen(/lib/security/pam_pwdb.so)
>mai 17 09:02:04 moremagic pam[1799]: [dlerror: /lib/security/pam_pwdb.so: undefi
>ned symbol: pam_fail_delay]                                                     
>su: Unknown Linux-PAM error                                                     
Never mind, I finally found the problem:

It turned out  that the libdl with glibc-2.0.7 behaves  differently than the
one in glibc-2.0.6 as it appends /lib  and /usr/lib to the list of pathnames
in /etc/ld.so.conf (instead of prepending it).

End result:  some other,  older libpam.so  in a directory  where I  keep old
libc5 libraries, was being run.

Marc 
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