[tex-live] dvipdfmx on CentOS 5.6 (glibc 2.5)

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Wed Apr 18 11:09:34 CEST 2012

2012/4/18 Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>:
> Hi Zdenek,
> On Mi, 18 Apr 2012, Zdenek Wagner wrote:
>> /home/zw/tmp/dvipdfmx: /lib64/tls/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.7' not
>> found (required by /home/zw/tmp/dvipdfmx)
>> Thus it seems that dvipdfmx works on my computer because I have not
>> run "tlmgr update" for a long time. There is only one remaining
> How is this connected? tlmgr does not change any binaries till now,
> AFAIS. It is only about the compilation problem.
Karen sent me her dvipdfmx, diff said that it differs from mine.
Simple "dvipdfmx --version" works on my computer, if I do the same
with Karen's version, I get the same error message as Karen. We both
use x86_64 binaries.

>> mystery: I can build all binaries (sans xindy) from the up-to-date svn
>> working copy without any error.
> We once had a discussion on tlbuild how to *actually* determine which
> libs are loaded by inspecting the ELF header, not using ldd.
> Maybe someting like
>        readelf -a dvipdfmx | grep -i "shared library"
> or also
>        readelf --version-info  dvipdfmx
> ?
> Best wishes
> Norbert
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Zdeněk Wagner

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