[tex-live] Trouble running oxdvi

Scott D Friedemann scott at friedemann.us
Wed Mar 11 02:13:20 CET 2009

Thanks.  That will prove helpful.  I remapped libXaw8.so.8 and that 
brought up another missing library.  Fixing that brought up another.  
I'll work on that for a while or skip using DVIs. 

Thanks again for your quick and accurate help.

Best regards,


Yue Wang wrote:
> If you are sure that you have the libXaw in the ports installed.
> Then here are two solution:
> - remap the libXaw8.so.8 to the version you have in /etc/libmap.conf
> - if no luck, try to recompile the sources (distributed in dvd). if
> the dvd version is not working (it shouldn't be, only CURRENT are
> affected by a compilation error), try to svn the sources.
> On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 7:59 AM, Scott D Friedemann <scott at friedemann.us> wrote:
>> I have installed TeXLive 2008 on FreeBSD 7.1 Release and when I run oxdvi
>> this error message appears:
>> /libexec/ld-elf.so.1: Shared object "libXaw8.so.8" not found, required by
>> "xdvi-xaw"
>> Does anyone know a fix for this?
>> Thanks.
>> Scott

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