[cvsnt] Gentoo Linux - libcvsapi error

Andreas Tscharner starfire at dplanet.ch
Thu Nov 8 19:38:37 GMT 2007

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David Buntin wrote:
> I'm moving a cvs repository from an old NT4.0 server to a new Gentoo
> Linux 1.12.9 server. The server was setup by another and I have
> little experience with Gentoo or Linux. I tried the Gentoo ebuild,
> but it fails with QA errors. I've fallen back to installing manually
> following the instructions on the cvsnt wiki.

Please note that CVS and CVSNT are two different products. Did you 
uninstall the CVS server, before installing CVSNT?

> Building using "make" and "make install" results in a number of
> warnings but no errors. Attempts to run cvsnt result in the error
> "error while loading shared libraries: libcvsapi-
> cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory."

on the shell and then re-try to run cvsnt again...

Tony, is there any special way to find the libraries just like in Windows?

Best regards
Andreas Tscharner                                   starfire at dplanet.ch
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sex.                                                  -- Ellyn Mustard

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