Cannot load vm-display-X11 module after build from latest SVN and VMM

Ned Konz ned at
Fri Jul 1 19:44:36 UTC 2005

On Thursday 30 June 2005 6:43 pm, David T. Lewis wrote:
> It appears that there is something about the vm-display-X11 file
> itself that causes it to be unloadable (it's world readable and world
> executable, so that's not it). The file itself looks fine:
> $ ls -l /usr/local/lib/squeak/3.8a-2/vm-display-X11
> -rwxr-xr-x    1 lewis    users      150331 2005-06-30 11:26
> /usr/local/lib/squeak/3.8a-2/vm-display-X11 $ file
> /usr/local/lib/squeak/3.8a-2/vm-display-X11
> /usr/local/lib/squeak/3.8a-2/vm-display-X11: ELF 32-bit LSB shared object,
> Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), not stripped
> And the module built without errors and warnings, so I'm thinking
> it may be something that has changed recently in the source tree.
> I feel like Mr. Jones, something is going on but I don't know what
> to do. Any tips?

Try running it under strace to see what's happening. Also, you can turn on 
debug messages that should indicate the loader's progress.

strace -o sq.out -etrace=file,process /usr/bin/squeak -vm-sound=null

on my system results in the attached trace.

Ned Konz

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