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What rpm packages shall be installed prior to installation of vim-X11 on AIX 7.1 machine?
I have already installed three vim packages, but when I try to install vim-X11 I always get the message that some package is lacked.
After installation of vim packages on AIX 7.1 machine I tried to run gvim and get error:
exec() 0509-036 Cannot load program gvim because of the following error:
0509-022 Cannot load module /lib/libgdk-x11-2.0.a(libgdk-x11-2.0.so.0).
0509-150 Dependent module /lib/libXrender.a(libXrender.so.1) could not be loaded
0509-152 Member libXrender.so.1 is not found in archive
It seems to me that when I installed packages vim is dependent on and somtimes used --nodeps flag some soft had not been installed properly.
Could someone write me what rpm packages and in what order shall be installed in order to install vim-X11 from the scratch?
OK, that looks similar to my setup. If you run "ar -t /lib/libXrender.a" to look at the contents of the library, you will see that it contains libXrender.so.0, while in your output above you are looking for libXrender.so.1.
I suspect that this might be because of the version of libgdk you are using, namely v2 from the gtk2 RPM. As far as I can tell, you need v1, which is in the gtk+ rpm. Is gtk+ installed on your machine?
Yes, it does.
I think I need to reinstall all vim-X11 dependent or related rpm because it seems to me that since I made installation of rpms in stages sometimes I installed rpms that demand more latest rpm that were installed and I did not put attention on it - I used --nodeps flag.
Now this is the question what rpms and in what order shall be installed in order to success in vim-X11 installation assuming that no Linux tools is installed already.
I'm not sure which packages are required. The "-R" flag on the rpm command should tell you this, but on my version the RPM is not configured with specific package dependencies, so it just lists the auto-detected library dependencies, as follows:
I'm glad you got it working. I'm not sure your solution is ideal, though, as:
1) This may break some other applications, possibly in the future when you install something else, and
2) Any update to the fileset containing /lib/libXrender.a will undo your hack