[Geany-Users] glibc relocation error when trying to run relocatable build

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Fri Apr 6 00:54:54 UTC 2018

On 6 April 2018 at 10:40, Kevin Klein <kklein1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I want to run Geany on a system running Redhat Enterprise Server 6.7.  Many
> of the dependent libraries are out of date, so I built the executable from
> the same shared directory while logged in to another machine running RHES
> 7.3 using the “Relocatable GNU/Linux Build” instructions found on this page:
> https://wiki.geany.org/howtos/relocatable_build

Well, it does have a big warning on it :)

> I also copied all required libraries using the script listed at the bottom
> of the page.  When I try to run Geany on the RHES 6.7 machine, I receive the
> following error:
> geany: relocation error: /user/kklein/geany/1.33/bin/../lib/libc.so.6:
> symbol _dl_starting_up, version GLIBC_PRIVATE not defined in file
> ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 with link time reference
> What do I need to do to make my relocatable build use the correct version of
> glibc?  Do I just need to install a newer version of glib on the RHES 6.7
> machine?

Maybe try letting it use your system C library, it might work. Maybe. Possibly.

> Thanks
> Kevin
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