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Old 09-13-2004, 11:03 AM   #1
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Says Failed dependency even when libpcap.so.0 installed.


Hi,
I have mandrake 9.1 installed on a P-IV. I downloaded and tried to install ppp 2.4.1 but got Failed Dependencies in the form of missing files libpcap.so.0 and libatm.so.1.

I found the 'realname ' files that is libpcap.so.0.7.2 and libatm.so.1.0.0 to which these file names are sym linked on a SuSE 9.0 LiveEval CD and copied them on my Mandrake partition. Thereafter I ran the ldconfig command as described on the tldp HOWTO for shared libraries.

But my Failed dependency messages persist.

I even downloaded an entire libpcap package(it was for redhat though since i could only find .src.rpms for mandrake) which installed another version of libpcap that is libpcap.so.0.6.2, but I still got the messages for libpcap.so.0.

What can I do to solve my problem please?

Thanks.
 
Old 09-13-2004, 11:12 PM   #2
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I had similar problems (seems mandrake vs a compile is an ongoing war) the only fix i had was find a rpm and do urpmi on it
 
Old 09-13-2004, 11:19 PM   #3
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there are a few things you can try:
  • symlink the new file to the correct file name
  • add /usr/local/lib to the /etc/ld.so.conf file and run ldconfig in which case you may still need to symlink it
  • make sure there arent any old copys of that .so laying around that would muck things up
 
  


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