From: Gary Coady (gary at domain netsoc.tcd.ie)
Date: Tue 09 Jul 2002 - 10:50:48 IST
On Tue, Jul 09, 2002 at 10:24:57AM +0100, Brian O'Donoghue wrote:
> Well when I was installing it I found that the install was replacing some of
> the binaries in /usr/apache/bin to do with creating 'encrypted I think'
> passwords... and the version of libcrypt on the Slackware system was causing
> a problem with whatever version of the password creation utils the mail
> server install was attempting to install.... so I copied the binaries during
> the install from an alternate location on my hdd... ie once the utils had
> been replaced in the apache dir... but the install script was still asking
> me questions... I recopied the correct version of the password utils into
> the apache directory thus side stepping the whole issue of libcrypt... I
> think... and yes I have verified that I am not running any other services
> that might conflict with the mailserver...
The above probably won't bypass any shared library issues - you might be
able to bypass any such issues by putting the correct library versions in
/some/other/location and then doing
# export LD_LIBRARY_PATH
for the programs in question.
> But when I issue the command mailserver start... I get
> Bynari Mail Server: Starting XX.....start command failed. /And no obvious
> way of finding out why... scratches head
Get ltrace and strace and play around with them - they may often be of
help in debugging seemingly opaque issues.
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