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# sign in front of file name??

GBR
Regular Advisor

# sign in front of file name??

I'm tring to fix a problem when I start mozilla. Here is what I'm seeing:

# mozilla
/usr/lib/dld.sl: Can't find path for shared library: libintl.sl.1
/usr/lib/dld.sl: No such file or directory
/opt/mozilla/run-mozilla.sh[36]: 29929 Abort(coredump)

So in searching for libintl.sl.1 I see that in /opt/gnome/lib I see the following files with the # sign in front of the file name.

-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 2588672 Nov 28 2002 #libgtk-1.2.sl.0
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 389120 Nov 28 2002 #libgdk-1.2.sl.0
Nov 28 2002 #libintl.sl.1
-r-xr-xr-x 1 bin bin 745472 Nov 28 2002 #libiconv.sl.2

What does this mean? And is this the reason for my core dump?

GBR
2 REPLIES
Dennis Handly
Acclaimed Contributor

Re: # sign in front of file name??

Typically a "#" in front of a file means you can remove it.

swinstall will rename shlibs and executables that are in-use with a leading "#" because it can't remove them.

On a reboot they can be removed. The "#" is a convention indicating this. Sometimes there are several leading "#". (I have one with 8.)

>And is this the reason for my core dump?

No, not unless there isn't a libintl.sl.1 to match that "#libintl.sl.1".
GBR
Regular Advisor

Re: # sign in front of file name??

Thanks.