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Old 07-25-2007, 10:54 AM   #1
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probles with pdflib for gnuplot


I was trying to install gnuplot.
After making the ./configure i saw that it was missing the pdflib and some gdlib.
I downloaded both and (probably corretly) installed the , because after running ./configure again they were found.
But after installing gnuplot and try to open it i get the message :

gnuplot: error while loading shared libraries: libpdf.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I searched and the file libpdf.so.5 is present in the directory

/usr/local/lib/libpdf.so.5

Any ideas why it doesnt find the file???
 
Old 07-26-2007, 02:22 PM   #2
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There's two possibilities that immediately spring to mind:
a) the gnuplot you installed wants a different version
b) /usr/local/lib isn't listed in /etc/ld.so.conf

What distro are you using?


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Old 08-03-2007, 11:49 AM   #3
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hm..
i think i downloaded the most resent version of pdflib. So idont know if thats the problem
Then my ld.so.conf file has only this context:

include ld.so.conf.d/*.conf

So maybe i have to add , as you said, usr/local/lib but how do i do that.
I am using Fedora 7.
 
  


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