[gradsusr] /lib64/libz.so.1.2.3 > /libz.so.1 Static Link Messing Up System

Jennifer Adams jma at cola.iges.org
Fri Dec 20 15:41:45 EST 2013

On Dec 20, 2013, at 3:29 PM, Perry, Aaron @ LSC wrote:

> Good Afternoon All,
> I just installed GrADS v2.1 (great work Jennifer!) and I'm trying to get gxyat to work with it.
It wont' work. gxyat is obsolete with version 2.1 along with gxps, gxeps, and gxtran. Also, there's no need for gxyat, since Cairo is already built in to version 2.1. Just use gxprint to generate your output. 

> I know that you have to create a static link between /lib64/libz.so.1.2.3 and /libz.so.1 but, whenever I do this, it ends up messing up my system (and ruining yum) to the point that I have to re-install CentOS 6.5. 
> I've been doing this as root, which is the only that it seems to work and I was wondering if anyone knows of a way to create this static link safely so that I can still run gxyat and the Linux system can still access the /lib64/libz.so.1.2.3 file.
> Onward and Upward,
> Aaron Perry
> Boston, MA
> Mobile: 617-780-4312
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Jennifer M. Adams
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