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Questions tagged [shared-library]

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Centos 7, I thought “yum install ___” was supposed to get all the dependencies, too?

I want to install Trillian onto my CentOS 7 box. I went to www.trillian.im/get/linux/6.1/linux.html and downloaded the rpm package trillian-6.1.0.5-1.fc25.x86_64.rpm. It was my understanding that ...
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Why don't Unix/Linux systems traverse through directories until they find the required version of a linked library?

I have a binary executable named "alpha" that requires a linked library (libz.so.1.2.7) which is placed at /home/username/myproduct/lib/libz.so.1.2.7 I export the same to my terminal instance before ...
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Error constantly shown in terminal after installing ESET NOD32 for Linux 64bit

This error message is constantly shown in terminal after installing ESET NOD32 version 4.0.82.0 for Linux 64bit on Linux Mint 18: ERROR: ld.so: object 'libesets_pac.so' from /etc/ld.so.preload cannot ...
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SIGSEGV on dlopen with gdb

I'm currently building a shared library. The goal is to inject this lib in a process. Unfortunaly when I inject this lib in the process I get a SIGESGV about ostream. Here is a MWE to reproduce the ...
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Linux Prog has 24 Libs Fails LDD, and strace shows 692 “1 ENOENT” during prog library reads

I am requesting opinions on expected and desired outcome of prog initialization, specifically loading of shared libraries for a program that I do not have source code. All code delivered via RPMs. ...
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anaconda Qt vs system Qt

The anaconda python framework includes its own Qt shared libraries, among other ones. Because of the nature of the framework, it must appear first in the PATH environment variable so its python ...
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How to identify system shared libraries?

My software tool has some external dependencies. I am distributing it as a conda package for linux64 with precompiled dependencies including shared libraries. Unfortunately I don't know how to ...
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How to Change Text in Shared Libraries (*.so files) in Linux

When I search text in a folder using bash I can see that text is in binary file. I would like to change the text in *.so file.
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Debian MadCoin Install Problem

I have this issue, I try to run ./MadCoin-qt it's wallet and i receive this errror: ./MadCoin-qt: error while loading shared libraries: libminiupnpc.so.8: cannot open shared object file: No such file ...
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Apple Home Sharing on a Linux machine

Is it possible to share a directory with media files to an Apple TV (Gen 2 & 3) using Home Sharing on a Linux machine? I've found some solutions suggesting DAAP but none of them seems to be for ...
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apt-get install cifs-utils corrupted system libraries — caused chaos

My Linux libraries seem to have suffered a severe corruption just after running (as root): apt-get install cifs-utils I need to correct the corruption or restore the original libraries. Note: I ...
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glib errors on cygwin

I want to compile and install geany text editor in Windows 7 by using cygwin. I follow the usual way to compile and install C source: ./configure make make install the configure script was ...
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How to resolve the undefined symbol of magic_setparam in /lib64/libmagic.so.1 ?

I have successfully installed the command s3cmd (1.6.1) that I downloaded from the s3tools official web site. So the s3cmd software should be all right, and also the system libmagic.so.l itself is no ...
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/sbin/ldconfig.real: /usr/local/lib is not a known library type

I was following this instruction on this site to installing tesseract: https://github.com/tesseract-ocr/tesseract/wiki/Compiling git clone https://github.com/tesseract-ocr/tesseract.git cd tesseract ....
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What does a “failed to map segment from shared object” error mean?

Many answers to other questions help resolve an error of the form "failed to map segment from shared object," but they usually have very specific answers that I find difficult to apply to other ...
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Linux access windows share without loading to RAM

I have a laptop running an Arch-based Linux system and frequently need to access a windows share at my workplace. This is really annoying since it takes ages to load. Particularly, one folder is ...
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Access dll in linux

Okay so I have a bunch of .dll files that are compiled on windows (though I could recompile them on linux if that was necessary) that I want to use. The final idea I am having is to write a .so ...
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Placed library in /usr/lib, but ldconfig doesn't put it in cache

I'm starting a project that requires an external shared library third-party.so. I've placed it in /usr/lib. However, when I run sudo ldconfig -v, it's not listed. ldconfig -p | grep third-party.so ...
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How to add shared library dependencies to debian/control?

I am trying to make a debian package from a Qt application relying on OpenCV. What I did so far: I set up an Ubuntu in a Virtualbox I installed the neccessary software to compile and run the ...
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cannot find libarary error

I am trying to install a software "W" which requires some non standard packages like "XYZ". I am installing XYZ as instructed in the related site using the following commands ./configure -C make ...
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How to link to a shared library with a relative path?

In the man page for ld.so(8), it says that When resolving library dependencies, the dynamic linker first inspects each dependency string to see if it contains a slash (this can occur if a library ...
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Building shared library which is executable and linkable using Cmake

How to create an executable shared-library using cmake? Something like: libtest.so :: linkable shared library libtest.so :: executable too Note: gcc/g++ options are known to achieve the ...
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Why nm shows no symbols for /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libc.so.6?

I expected to see number of symbols in the libc.so.6 file including printf. I used the nm tool to find them, however it says there is no symbol in libc.so.6.
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ldd shows no location after arrow; library does not exist on system

I want to create a chroot environment that has access to hand-picked programs but is completely isolated from the rest of the system. I created three folders in this chroot folder: bin, lib, lib64. I ...
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Are the addresses inside a shared library file virtual addresses, or relocatable addresses?

Are the addresses inside a shared library file virtual addresses, or relocatable addresses? Does the answer depend on whether the shared library file was built with GCC’s -fPIC option? Originated ...
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What is the difference between Shared object file and Relocatable file?

https://linux-audit.com/elf-binaries-on-linux-understanding-and-analysis/ says The type field tells us what the purpose of the file is. There are a few common file types. CORE (value 4) DYN (...
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What kinds of files can be dynamically loaded?

Operating System Concepts, by Silberschatz A., Galvin P. B., Gagne G. - Operating System Concepts, 9th Edition - 2012 says 8.1.4 Dynamic Loading In our discussion so far, it has been necessary ...
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What does “unused direct dependencies” mean?

When using the ldd command there is an option, -u, to print unused direct dependencies as stated in the on-line help. For example: ldd -u /bin/gcc Unused direct dependencies: /lib64/...
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Why cannot 64-bit shared libraries be used by 32-bit code?

On GNU/Linux, x86/x86-64, in general, what is the reason that (at least sometimes, maybe there are exceptions) 64-bit library code cannot be used by a 32-bit program? I'm aware of many of the ...
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Mint 19 - Pidgin IM - Error while launching: libpurple.so.0: cannot open shared object file

System: Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon 64-bit, based on Ubuntu 18.04. Pidgin: Built from source, version 2.13.0. Pidgin would not launch from the GUI, so I tried it from terminal if I can see any error and ...
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Why does linux not allow multiple versions in the central repository?

It seems to me that a lot of the problems using Linux is because of mismatched dependencies. Specifically that you can't install two versions of a library. So if program A requires "lib1.2" and ...
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install different version of GCC side by side

My primary problem is in my Fedora 28, GCC8 is installed. Now, this gives libgfortran.so.5. But many of my applications are not updated and still depends on libgfortran.so.3 So, how can I solve the ...
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Can I programmatically remove funcionality from a shared library that is not used by a specified executable? [closed]

I have a library taking up a lot of disk space. Only one program I use links to that library. I am pretty sure that the program uses only a tiny fraction of the functionality provided by that library. ...
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Satisfying lib dependency

I have a program (which I will call foo here) compiled for x64 (my current arch). When I try to run it, it goes: ./foo: error while loading shared libraries: libgmp.so.3: cannot open shared object ...
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Manual install of pdftk can't find libgcj library

I'm trying to get pdftk running on my shared hosting account (no root access). I followed the instructions here, mainly: $ mkdir -p [my_project]/vendor/pdftk/lib [my_project]vendor/pdftk/bin $ cd /...
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Is it possible to use multiple branch of the same library to make multiple sofware which require different version of this Library work?

I was wondering if it's possible to have multiple instances of a library in Linux. Example : Software A need the 1.0, 1.1 or 1.2 branch or older of Library X to work Software B need the 1.4 branch ...
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What system call is used to load libraries in Linux?

In strace outputs, the paths to the libraries that executables call are in calls to open(). Is this the system call used by executables that are dynamically linked? What about dlopen()? open() isn't a ...
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-lpopt is not found while cross compiling for aarch64

I am trying to cross compile for the 'aarch64' architecture from my ubuntu 12.04 desktop which is 64 bit (x86_64). So i installed the crosscompiler-toolchain for 'aarch64' with the 'synaptic package ...
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What do the multiple GLIBC versions mean in the output of ldd?

The ldd program reports some missing shared libraries that my shared library needs. (I built it on a different machine with Red Hat Linux 7 and want to run it on another with Red Hat Linux 6.) In the ...
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How to ensure that a shared library will have its memory pages shared by several processes?

Let me first describe what I want to do, followed by what I manage to do, and finally my issue. Goal: implementing flush+flush cache attack in C I am trying to implement in C the flush+flush cache ...
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Creating a link to a shared library

I have a library ( ZendDebugger.so ) which in turn requires the openssl library but it doesn't find a reference to it. Indeed when ZendDebugger.so loads, it prints this error on the error log ( which ...
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Is the shared library object loaded as shared memory for the program?

I was coding some C when I started asking myself about free() inside a shared library and SIGKILL, and so on. Then, after some reading and re-thinking, I came up to this simple question. CONTEXT : ...
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What differences and relations are between the various `libc.so`?

On Lubntu 18.04 $ whereis libc libc: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.a /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so /usr/share/man/man7/libc.7.gz $ locate libc.so /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libc.so.6 /lib/x86_64-linux-...
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Are there any circumstances in which ld ignores LD_LIBRARY_PATH?

I've just come across a little problem with ld which I just can't explain. Let's say I have compiled a library in my home directory and installed it all under ~/root. The shared library file can be ...
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Fix hardcoded dynamic linking for executable

I have an executable file called reg with the following shared library dependencies: [terminal]$ ldd ./reg linux-vdso.so.1 => (0x00007ffc40d90000) libpthread.so.0 => /lib64/libpthread.so.0 (...
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How do I find out the version number of an installed library?

Question relevant to RedHat/CentOS. I'm a little confused between package and library and how to pin them to a fixed version. There's an X11 rollover bug in recent libxcb versions that affects my C ...
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Is it possible to install both Gstreamer 0.10 and Gstreamer 1.0 at the same time?

I have a computer that runs Debian Stretch which has Gstreamer 1.0 installed. I am trying to run a Processing sketch that uses the Processing video library which in turn relies on Gstreamer 0.10. This ...
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Are shared library ABI compatible as long as their versions are the same?

Suppose I have a program compiled that's linked against libc.so.6 on one system (e.g., Ubuntu x64). If I take this binary to another system that has the same libc version 6 (e.g., Fedora x64), it ...
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How to resolve Depends: libwinpr2-2?

When I want to install any package like gedit: sudo apt-get clean sudo apt-get autoclean apt install gedit Output is: You might want to run 'apt --fix-broken install' to correct these. The ...
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How to install a shared library when installing to a system path?

I am experimenting with how to distribute a simple graphics library for Linux using a Makefile. The shared library is called libsgtk.so. Here is my first attempt for the Makefile: CFLAGS= -pthread \ ...