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Re: Perforce under 3.3?
On Fri, 19 Sep 2003, jet wrote:
> After getting nowhere trying to run the p4 client on a locally built
> 3.3, I installed a straight copy of 3.3 and tried again. I still get
> the shared library error with p4.
'The' error? There is not one that indicates all cases. :)
Are you using the native OpenBSD binary from the perforce www site? This
was compiled for 3.1 and most likely has different major/minor numbers of
what it is expecting for your libs.
> Any ideas? Is p4 now unsupported for OpenBSD?
Since the vendor offers the binaries for download, I would say that they
support it. Last I checked they were a little behind and only offered the
If you are a customer, perhaps you could prod them to rebuild a new
binary? (have em do 3.4, so it is ELF format)
If you are running 3.3, most likely all you need to do is convince it to
use the newer libs.
What is the output of 'ldd' on the p4 binary tell you is missing?
You can also try running the FreeBSD version. The last time I
checked the p4 client worked fine under emulation.
The server 'p4d' required a minor adjustment that appears in 3.4 or
And yes, I run p4 on openbsd:
jason@zoidberg:~/p4src$ p4 users | grep 'jason'
jason <jason@zoidberg> (jason) accessed 2003/09/19
jason@zoidberg:~/p4src$ uname -a
OpenBSD zoidberg.ackley.net 3.4 GENERIC#0 i386