> On Thu, 16 Jan 2003, David Reusch wrote:
> > Just made it through my first NCL install under OS X 10.2.3 with
> > the above NCL version. I did *not* see the previously reported
> > error so it appears fixed. What I did trip over, and this may not
> > be a NCL issue, was a copy of /sw/lib/libdl.dylib with the wrong
> > name (NCL wanted libdl.dylib but Fink/dselect apparently named
> > it libdl.0.dylib). I haven't looked into this any deeper than
> > copying and renaming the lib (which fixed things) so I couldn't
> > say if this is a new version of dlcompat or a bug somewhere else.
> > But I did want to let people know this bump exists.
> I suspect that ncl was built against a very old version of the dlcompat
> lib (which does not strictly adhere to OSX shared lib naming conventions).
> otool -L /usr/local/ncl/bin/ncl gives
> /sw/lib/libdl.dylib (compatibility version 0.0.0, current version 0.0.0)
> while otool -L /sw/lib/libdl.dylib gives
> /sw/lib/libdl.0.dylib (compatibility version 0.0.0, current
> version 0.0.0)
> If ncl had been linked against the newer one, otool would have reported
> libdl.0.dylib). In any case, simply installing the dlcompat-dev package
> would have done the trick (this would have installed the symlink
> libdl.dylib --> libdl.0.dylib).
Thanks Jeff, I have added this to the "how to" list for getting NCL
running on a MacOSX system.
For those of who are interested in what's involved to get NCL up and
running on a MacOSX system, visit the link:
Be sure to check with your system administrator before following all
of the instructions in the above URL. Some of the listed software
packages may already be available on your system.
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