Well, i downloaded it from www.alphalinux.org and it works, and I don't
have the Tru64 compatibility libs, so I don't know what's going on :-)
When I get home I'll run strings on it and see what libs it uses.
On Mon, Aug 28, 2000 at 04:34:28PM -0400, Champigny, Michael wrote:
> Sorry, but that just isn't possible...maybe you have a statically
> linked Tru64 version (which wouldn't be legal). ;-)
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> Subject: Re: Netscape for Alphay
> You sure about that? I remember a story on alphalinux.org about a real
> Alpha Linux version of Netscape.
> Actually, i'm positive that there is - I don't have the compatibilty libs
> installed, and I have Netscape running.
> On Mon, Aug 28, 2000 at 04:28:47PM -0400, Matt Wilson wrote:
> > Uh, no there isn't. The legacy (4.x) Netscape Communicator/Navigator
> > sourcebase is not 64 bit clean, so building a native Linux version is
> > impossible. The Tru64 binaries, to my knowledge, use a flag to the
> > Compaq compiler to generate 32 bit code. From what I've been told,
> > this switch doesn't work on the Linux port of the compiler, so we're
> > stuck with Tru64 binaries until Communicator 6.0 (Mozilla).
> > Of course, you can run Mozilla releases now...
> > Matt
> > On Mon, Aug 28, 2000 at 04:39:14PM -0400, Matt Spong wrote:
> > > > Yes, SuSE and Red Hat include it in their distros. Technically,
> > > > it's a Tru64 binary, but works with the included Tru64 runtime
> > > > libraries.
> > >
> > > No, there's a native Alpha Linux version now.
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