Running Firefox from second Glibc

Matthias B. msbREMOVE-THIS at
Sun Oct 10 10:45:34 PDT 2004

On Sat, 09 Oct 2004 21:05:06 +0000 "Cliff McDiarmid"
<cliffhanger at> wrote:

> I've just installed the new Firfox 1.0 and it refuses to run, giving the
> following error: 
> ./firefox-bin: /lib/ version `GLIBC_2.3' not found (required
> by ./firefox-bin) ./firefox-bin: /lib/ version `GLIBC_2.3' not
> found (required by /usr/local/firefox/ etc 
> etc 

As you can see from the message, the program tries to load /lib/,
so it doesn't use the library path you provide in your script. As I don't
have firefox I have no idea, why that is. Are you sure your script is
Anyway, try using 

export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/glibc2/lib

instead of your script. Maybe that works.


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