[Sugar-devel] [PATCH] VncLauncher can't find the needed libs on OLPC's 10.1.2 release

Raul Gutierrez Segales rgs at rieder.net.py
Fri Sep 10 04:31:30 EDT 2010

Here is a working (temporary) release:


Note: I think this problem only affects 10.1.2. Dextrose users shouldn't
be affected because the libvncserver package is included on those

On Fri, 2010-09-10 at 04:00 -0400, Raul Gutierrez Segales wrote: 
> Hi,
> The deployment here in Nigeria is updating their laptops to the 10.1.2
> release. In the process, we found out the VncLauncher (v6) is not
> working because the bundled binary (x11vnc) needs a few libs. Even
> though one of the libs is included, the code doesn't export the library
> path before running the binary. 
> The attached patch exports the path that contains the needed
> (lib/{libvncserver.so,libvncclient.so}). 
> If the activity currently lacks maintainer I can prepare a new release
> (if someone can give me the right access) that includes this patch and
> the needed library.
> This activity is kind of popular in this deployment.
> Cheers,
> Raul
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