[Buildroot] Xorg questions

Nathanael D. Noblet nathanael at gnat.ca
Wed Jan 31 21:00:25 UTC 2007

Koenraad lelong wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to run an application under Xorg/X11. It needs (amongst 
> others) libXi and libXinerama. I wonder why these aren't installed in 
> the image, although they are present in the staging dir. The same for xterm.
> If I manually copy those libraries to their destination 
> (/usr/X11R6/lib), the application can't find the libraries. I thought 
> /etc/ld.so.conf took care of this (it contains /usr/X11R6/lib). If I am 
> in the directory where the application is "ldd" reports those libraries 
> not found. If I go to the directory with the libraries "ldd" finds those 
> libraries, but starting the application (startx /path/to/appname) from 
> there does not work.
> What am I missing ?
Once copied into the destination directory, did you run ldcache to 
update the ld.so.conf cachefile?

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