Re: TRY AGAIN, error running Maple 7 on Fedora 10

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Am Sonntag, den 05.07.2009, 21:04 -0400 schrieb William M. Quarles:
> OK, I wasn't able to get enough attention or help the first time I 
> posted about this error, so I am trying again.
> 
> I installed Maple 7 on my laptop running Fedora 10. Maple 7 is somewhat 
> old now (original release in 2001), and it takes some tweaking with 
> Fedora 10 to work, but it should work. However, it is not.
> 
> The script that is used to open Maple in X-mode is found below, called 
> "xmaple." The line "export LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.4.1" is a tweak that I 
> have had to add since Red Hat Linux 9 to get Maple 7 to work. The only 
> other tweak that I have done is to install 
> compat-libgcc-296-2.96-135.i386 and compat-libstdc++-296-2.96-135.i386 
> from Fedora Core 5.
> 
> #####################################
> #!/bin/sh
> 
> # Copyright (c) 1993-2001 by Waterloo Maple Inc.
> # All rights reserved. Unauthorized duplication prohibited.
> # Permission is granted to modify this file to be appropriate
> # for use at the installation for which Maple was purchased.
> 
> # This script runs Maple 7 with a Motif interface.
> 
> export LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.4.1
> 
> case $0 in
>          */*)    exec `dirname $0`/maple -x $*
> 	;;
>          *)      exec maple -x $*
> 	;;
> esac
> ######################################
> 
> I get the following error message every time that I run the script:
> 
> [[email protected] ~]$ xmaple
> dirname: error while loading shared libraries: libc.so.6: cannot open 
> shared object file: No such file or directory
> /usr/local/bin/xmaple: line 13: /maple: No such file or directory
> /usr/local/bin/xmaple: line 13: exec: /maple: cannot execute: No such 
> file or directory
> 
> I'm mainly concerned with the fact that when dirname is called, I get a 
> shared library error. I'm also experiencing odd troubles with Wine, but 
> I don't know if it is a similar root cause or not.
> 
> HELP PLEASE!
> 
> Thanks,
> William
> 

Hello ,

setting the LD_LIBRARY_PATH should help to fix the problem!

Where does the executable 'maple' is installed. Is this directory in the
path ? 
if not add it - or give a full path to the executable in the exec call.


Reinhard


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