Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 475383
x86_64 java searches for 32-bit libraries first, error: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32
Last modified: 2009-11-18 10:32:16 EST
Description of problem: When attempting to start Webcamstudio I receive the following error message:
$ java -jar WebcamStudio.jar
Exception in thread "AWT-EventQueue-0" java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: Unable to load library 'c': /lib/libc.so.6: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): java-1.6.0-openjdk-188.8.131.52-7.b12.fc10.x86_64
How reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum install glibc.i686
2. download webcamstudio package
3. java -jar WebcamStudio.jar
Actual results: Error about finding the 32-bit libc.
Expected results: Running program.
Additional info:  http://webcamstudio.wiki.sourceforge.net/
I'm running on a x86_64 Fedora 10 system with glibc installed for Wine. If I move the /lib/libc.so.6 symlink to a different name, the java program starts up just fine. Why is x86_64 java looking in /lib instead of /lib64 first on Fedora?
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