i got error with runing ticker.exe from Quick Start

Ralf Corsepius ralf.corsepius at rtems.org
Fri Mar 20 18:23:50 UTC 2009

Daron Chabot wrote:
> From this bug report (
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/expat/+bug/218963 ), the fix
> seems to a symlink, as Joel has suggested:
> sudo ln -s /usr/lib/libexpat.so.1 /usr/lib/libexpat.so.0
> -- dc
> On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 11:04 AM, Joel Sherrill
> <joel.sherrill at oarcorp.com> wrote:
>> Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>>> Joel Sherrill wrote:
>>>> Konstantin Volkov wrote:
>>>>> directory) i got the error sparc-rtems4.10-gdb:error while loading
>>>>> shared libraries: libexpat.so.0:
>>>>> cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
>>> libexpat.so.0? Which distribution's rpm did you use to convert?
>>>>> why it can not find the file from ticker directory (there is
>>>>> ticket.exe in ticket directory
>>>>> )
>>>>> why it answered what sparc-rtems4.10-gdb is not exist comand?
>>>> Since you used alien to convert the RPMs to Debian, you didn't
>>>> get the dependencies processed magically for you.  I don't know
>>>> where that library comes from on Ubuntu.
>>> According to http://www.debian.org/distrib/packages, Debian ships
>>> libexpat.so.1 in its libexpat1.
>>> => The rpm based distro you used is likely incompatible to Debian/Ubuntu.
>>> => The package you would have to install is likely called libexpat1

>> I saw some Ubuntu traffic that other packages were having
>> trouble even building packages because of this library
>> and were recommending making a symlink as a fix.

Adding a symlink between ABI incompatible shared libs never is a fix - 
It's a dirty hack.


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