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libexpat.so error building on Suse 9.2 64 bit.

From: Edward R. Rubinsky <edrubins_at_speakeasy.net>
Date: 2005-05-05 22:15:47 CEST

Seth Falcon wrote:

>>>>Edward R. Rubinsky" <edrubins@speakeasy.net> writes:
>>>> I am trying to build subversion 1.1.4 on Suse 9.2 64 bit install. It
>>>> fails with a "/usr/ lib/libexpat.so: could not read symbols: Invalid
>>>> operation" error building
>>
>>
>>I've run into a similar error with other packages and the solution was
>>to set --with-expatlibdir=/usr/lib64. You might also get it to work
>>by adding a -L/usr/lib64 to CFLAGS.
>
>
That did the trick, but still at least one question un-answered.

>>The problem is that the build is finding a 32bit compatibility version
>>of expat before it finds the proper 64bit version.
>
>
If the default path for libraries is /usr/lib, as advertised why is it referencing any 64 bit libraries.
Unless my particular /usr/lib has a mixture of 32 and 64 bit libs. Any why did neon build without the same
problem?

Best, Ed.
Received on Thu May 5 22:20:20 2005

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