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Re: [opensuse-factory] Re: Lightworks requires file for Leap 42.3
  • From: Neal Gompa <ngompa13@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 1 Sep 2017 07:56:17 -0400
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On Fri, Sep 1, 2017 at 7:43 AM, Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@xxxxxxx> wrote:
On Friday 2017-09-01 08:33, Marcus Meissner wrote:

On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 06:12:47PM -0400, Roman Bysh wrote:
On 29/08/17 07:02 PM, Jan Engelhardt wrote:

On Tuesday 2017-08-29 23:06, Roman Bysh wrote:

Installing Lightworks 14 prompts for in order
for it to install.
[ is a Fedora file]

Ignore/break and see this post:

I created a symlink using the command "ln -s /lib64/
before installing Lightworks. I then forced the installation of
Lightworks 14
and it started up right away without any errors.

That's a bit of a gamble. You presume that Fedora's has the
same ABI as openSUSE's, which could backfire at any
because neither openSUSE nor Fedora give any such guarantee. At worst, you
have silent data corruption without even about knowing it.

The symlink for 42.3 and Lightworks 14 works. However, it does not work on
I just downloaded a Fedora rpm that provides

For completeness ...

Not clear where this is from, but I think an older libressl

Well as I have already written _numerous_ times now, Fedora.

You can blame OpenSSL for that. IIRC, that project has consistently
failed in the past 20 years or so to offer a properly *versioned* shared
library, creating just a, and then people come up with
random SO numbers/SO names. In SUSE, it's, in Fedora,
they chose (FC22). [A better choice would have been to

The first libressl-2.0.0 release used

So, over a year ago, I spoke to one of the Red Hat Security guys about
the situation and managed to convince them to make the soname
consistent with everyone else for OpenSSL 1.1.x. So starting with
Fedora 26, we use /, just like
openSUSE, Mageia, Debian, and others.

Even though I believed the Fedora scheme was better (it incremented it
every time as a whole integer rather than falsely tying it to the
version), no one else used it, and it led to problems like this. So
that's fixed going forward.

The straw that broke the camel's back was that I started seeing
bundled copies of old versions of OpenSSL because of the issue.

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