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Old 04-06-2010, 04:06 PM
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Default Cannot install the warden pbi
When I try to install the warden (TheWarden0.9.1-PV0.pbi,32-bit version)
by right-clicking it and selecting "Open with PBI Launcher", it asks for
the root password; I enter it, then nothing happens; the installation
abruptly quits, with no error message, or at least none that I could find.

(aside: Are PBI installs or install errors logged anywhere?)

Anyway, when I run the pbi from a command line, I get this error:
Code:
     /libexec/ld-elf.so.1: Shared object "libz.so.5" not found, required by "PBI"
A search of the forum for 'Shared object "libz.so.5" not found required by "PBI"'
had two hits, including a recent failure to install the skype pbi.

In that case the user "resolved" the issue by doing a full reinstall of pc-bsd.

ick. I have lots of stuff on this machine, I don't want to lose it.

I thought the whole point of pbi's was to avoid this kind of mess?


More info:

I've been trying this for a while, but only recently tried from the command line and got the missing library problem.

I have checked, the libz.so.5 library does not exist on the system, although
libz.so.4 does. I tried making a link from the latter to the former (an old freebsd trick) but that did not work.

I have lots of other pbi's installed, including:
  • /Programs/Amarok2.2.2
    /Programs/Filezilla3.3.2
    /Programs/Firefox3.6.2
    /Programs/FirewallBuilder3.0.7
    /Programs/Gimp2.6.8
    /Programs/GoogleEarth5.0.11733.9347
    /Programs/GooglePicasa1.1.5
    /Programs/Inkscape0.47
    /Programs/Jalbum8.6
    /Programs/JavaJDK1.6.0.07.02_5
    /Programs/K3B1.0.5_1
    /Programs/KMysqladmin0.7.2_4
    /Programs/KTorrent3.3.1
    /Programs/KVIrc3.4.2
    /Programs/KompoZer0.8b3
    /Programs/Lynx2.8.7r1
    /Programs/MSTTF1
    /Programs/OpenOffice3.2.0
    /Programs/Opera10.01.20091019
    /Programs/PDFedit0.4.1_2
    /Programs/Pidgin2.6.6
    /Programs/SecretMaryoChronicles1.9
    /Programs/Skype2.0.0.72
    /Programs/Smb4K0.9.9_1
    /Programs/Thunderbird3.0.3
    /Programs/Wine1.1.41
    /Programs/Wireshark1.2.6
    /Programs/vlc1.0.5

(I think that all or at least most of those were PBI installs.)

yes, it is 32 bit pc-bsd, and 32 bit pbi; yes,, the md5 checksum matched.

Code:
$ uname -a
FreeBSD ordeal 7.2-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 7.2-PRERELEASE #12: Fri Apr 17 15:37:58 EDT 2009     root@pcbsdx32-7:/usr/obj/pcbsd-build71/cvs/7.1-src/sys/PCBSD  i386
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Old 04-06-2010, 04:14 PM
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Default Re: Cannot install the warden pbi
Are you sure you are selecting the correct version of the Warden for your version of PC-BSD? i.e., ver.7 and not ver. 8
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