Bug 89214 - winex cannot find symbol h_errno in libc.so.6
winex cannot find symbol h_errno in libc.so.6
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: glibc (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-04-21 04:40 EDT by darkeye
Modified: 2016-11-24 10:14 EST (History)
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Description darkeye 2003-04-21 04:40:23 EDT
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Description of problem:
when trying to execute something with winex, it complains of not finding a
symbol in glibc.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. install WineX 2.2.1-1
2. try to execute a windows executable with winex
3. it will complain that it cannot find symbol h_errno

Actual Results:  $ winex /mnt/dvd/Autorun.exe
/usr/lib/transgaming/winex/bin/wine: relocation error:
/usr/lib/transgaming/winex/lib/libwine.so: symbol h_errno, version GLIBC_2.0 not
defined in file libc.so.6 with link time reference

Expected Results:  winex should run fine

Additional info:

I'm using WineX-2.2.1-1, available from transgaming.com

this very version of WineX was working fine under RedHat 8.0
Comment 1 Jakub Jelinek 2003-04-21 04:49:53 EDT
h_errno symbol shouldn't ever appear in shared libraries/binaries since gilbc 2.0
days (aplpications which use h_errno are supposed to #include <netdb.h>, where
h_errno may (and in glibc case is) be defined as a macro.
You can work around this by running the application which has these problems
with LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.4.1 in the environment, see release notes.
Alternatively, current CVS wine should work with NPTL just fine too.

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