LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 06-13-2013, 06:48 AM   #1
Annival
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jun 2013
Posts: 2

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Library missing


Hello,

Totally new to Linux world here. I got an assignment to install a software on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.3 (Santiago) environment. When I run the installation script the installation stops and gives me this error:

Required Linux Library is Missing
---------------------------------

A library that is required for Linux operating systems is missing. You must
install 'compat-libstdc++-33-3.2.3-61' before you run the installation program.

So I google a bit and find out that I have compat-libstdc++-33-3.2.3-69' installed (used rpm -qa compat-libstdc++* to find it out).This version should include everything version 61 does. Nevertheless I decided to downgrade to version 61 but I still got the same error message.

Do you have ideas to where or what I should be looking at here? Do we need to downgrade to earlier versions of Red Hat? I saw a demo of this software where it was installed to version 5.8. and it worked nicely. The software I'm installing has listed Red Hat 6 as supported platform.

I'm not sure yet if this issue is related to Linux or the software but I need to close down my options.
 
Old 06-13-2013, 07:06 AM   #2
GlennsPref
Senior Member
 
Registered: Apr 2004
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Posts: 3,366
Blog Entries: 33

Rep: Reputation: 216Reputation: 216Reputation: 216
Quote:
Hi, Welcome to LQ!

LQ has a fantastic search function that may save you time waiting for an answer to a popular question.

With over 4 million posts to search it's possible the answer has been given.

Redhat has its own tech support, I should say, you would be best served asking at redhat, But...

I've come across this depedency battle,

you might be able to install the older library with --no-scripts --nodeps --force (or something similar)

that way the files get installed but they all have their own file names, none over-written (just more libs for progs to find).

Cheers Glenn

Last edited by GlennsPref; 06-13-2013 at 07:07 AM. Reason: error
 
Old 06-13-2013, 07:45 AM   #3
vishesh
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2008
Distribution: Fedora,RHEL,Ubuntu
Posts: 661

Rep: Reputation: 66
I think you need to install compat-libstdc package using following command

yum install compat-libstdc

But may be yum repositories are not present on your system, Check if repositories are there using following command

yum repolist

If no repository are there and you have Redhat license then following command will register you on RHN

rhn_register

Thanks
 
1 members found this post helpful.
Old 06-13-2013, 09:03 AM   #4
knudfl
LQ 5k Club
 
Registered: Jan 2008
Location: Copenhagen, DK
Distribution: pclos2016, Slack14.1 Deb Jessie, + 50+ other Linux OS, for test only.
Posts: 16,276

Rep: Reputation: 3154Reputation: 3154Reputation: 3154Reputation: 3154Reputation: 3154Reputation: 3154Reputation: 3154Reputation: 3154Reputation: 3154Reputation: 3154Reputation: 3154
# yum search libstdc++

# yum install compat-libstdc++-33
 
1 members found this post helpful.
Old 07-03-2013, 03:26 AM   #5
Annival
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jun 2013
Posts: 2

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Thanks for the answers. # yum install compat-libstdc++-33 upgraded the library to the latest version

--> Running transaction check
---> Package compat-libstdc++-33.x86_64 0:3.2.3-61 will be updated
---> Package compat-libstdc++-33.x86_64 0:3.2.3-69.el6 will be an update

And I'm still getting the same error when installing the product. I have contacted the software vendor for help and will send this to RedHat tech support also. All ideas are still very much welcomed.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[SOLVED] ./configure problem for libsf library due to apparently missing libdb library. vectrum Linux - Software 6 08-05-2011 03:11 PM
Library Missing newFreeBSD Linux - Server 1 04-08-2011 07:14 AM
Missing Library sysbox Linux - Software 2 01-12-2010 01:45 AM
ldd reports shared library missing, but library exists on disk athv_gr Linux - Newbie 7 05-13-2009 01:31 PM
missing library kholdstayr Slackware 4 12-20-2003 05:56 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:19 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration