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Author Topic: Shared Libraries  (Read 871 times)
WRCU2
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« on: April 12, 2011, 04:10:44 pm »

I have gone to great lengths trying to get Sim City 3000 to run on Vector. Installation was no problem, finding and applying the patch wasn't too bad either, but I cannot understand why sc3u keeps reporting the following error:

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/usr/local/games/SC3U/sc3u: error while loading shared libraries: libdl.so.2: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

Libdl.so.2 exists, BUT, it does not exist in /usr/lib which is where I believe sc3u is looking for it:

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wrcu2:$ ls -al /usr/lib/libdl*
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 7914 2008-04-20 02:17 /usr/lib/libdl.a
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root   20 2010-06-30 08:24 /usr/lib/libdl.so -> ../../lib/libdl.so.2*

Libdl.so.2 is easily found linked in /lib

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wrcu2:$ ls -al /lib/libdl*
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 13474 2008-04-20 02:17 /lib/libdl-2.7.so*
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root    12 2010-06-30 08:23 /lib/libdl.so.2 -> libdl-2.7.so*

Is this a simple matter of creating a link in /usr/lib? If so, what is the safest way to do this?
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« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2011, 04:45:26 pm »

I think your going to require a few more steps if this link is any indication.
http://www.fewt.com/2008/06/simcity-3000-on-linux-how-to.html

also here
http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=4127696&postcount=43
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