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liboff_eng.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file

Hello,

after upgrade to GW 2014R2 on SLES 11 SP4, we get the following errors using gwtmstmp or dbcopy:

/opt/novell/groupwise/agents/bin/gwtmstmp: error while loading shared libraries: liboff_eng.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
/opt/novell/groupwise/agents/bin/dbcopy: error while loading shared libraries: liboff_eng.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

In the new 2014R4 there is no updated liboff_eng.so, but I can find this file at:

/opt/novell/groupwise/software/gwinst/lib/liboff_eng.so
/opt/novell/groupwise/agents/lib/liboff_eng.so

Any ideas ?

Regards,
D. Oeden
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Re: liboff_eng.so: cannot open shared object file: No such f

Hi,

Just a quick question... did you install the RPM's such as the dbcopy one? As far as I am aware this is a manual procedure and these don't get installed by running the installation program.

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Re: liboff_eng.so: cannot open shared object file: No such f

Hello,

nope... Just updated from 2014 SP2 to 2014R2... I've unpacked the rpm package (rpm2cpio novell-groupwise-server-14.2.0-122092.x86_64.rpm | cpio -idmv) now, but I cant find a dbcopy or gwtmstmp rpm file. The dbcopy and gwtmstmp are unpacked, but there is no installer.
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Re: liboff_eng.so: cannot open shared object file: No such f

Hi,

My bad... I've just realised my mistake... only in earlier versions did you have to manually install these rpms. So sorry, let me investigate further.

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Re: liboff_eng.so: cannot open shared object file: No such f

Hello again,

if I start:

gwmail:/ # ./opt/novell/groupwise/agents/bin/dbcopy

I get the error:

./opt/novell/groupwise/agents/bin/dbcopy: error while loading shared libraries: liboff_eng.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

But if I change into the directory /opt/novell/groupwise/agents/bin

and start directly dbcopy from the destination:

gwmail:/opt/novell/groupwise/agents/bin # ./dbcopy

DBcopy works fine.... I'm now really confused 🙂
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Re: liboff_eng.so: cannot open shared object file: No such f

Hi,

Let me do some testing to see if I can duplicate the error when trying to launch dbcopy from any location other than it's actual directory. Personally I have never tried that i.e. I've always been in the actual directory holding dbcopy.

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Re: liboff_eng.so: cannot open shared object file: No such f

Hi,

I can confirm that I get the same error when trying to launch dbcopy from a location other than it's "home" directory. I'll report it.

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Re: liboff_eng.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file


This is an issue due to architectural changes made with 2014 R2. To workaround, either cd to /opt/novell/groupwise/agents/bin and run dbcopy, or in your shell, enter:



export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/opt/novell/groupwise/agents/lib



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>>> laurabuckley<laurabuckley@no-mx.forums.microfocus.com> 12/18/2015 2:36 AM >>>




Hi,

I can confirm that I get the same error when trying to launch dbcopy
from a location other than it's "home" directory. I'll report it.

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Re: liboff_eng.so: cannot open shared object file: No such f

Hi Morris,

Thank you for that information. Much appreciated.

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Re: liboff_eng.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file

In article <5673E676.D45A.00A3.1@no-mx.forums.novell.com>, Morris Blackham wrote:
> This is an issue due to architectural changes made with 2014 R2. To workaround, either cd to /opt/novell/groupwise/agents/bin and run dbcopy, or in your shell, enter:


The next question about this is:
Does this also apply to running it on Windows?


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Re: liboff_eng.so: cannot open shared object file: No such f

Works fine ! Thanks !

D. Oeden

Morris Blackham;2414532 wrote:
This is an issue due to architectural changes made with 2014 R2. To workaround, either cd to /opt/novell/groupwise/agents/bin and run dbcopy, or in your shell, enter:

export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/opt/novell/groupwise/agents/lib

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Re: liboff_eng.so: cannot open shared object file: No such f

Hi D. Oeden,

Just so that you know... I have requested that a TID be published on this issue for everybody's reference. I'll update you with the TID number once done 🙂

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Re: liboff_eng.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file


No, Linux only



>>> Andy Konecny<konecnya@no-mx.forums.microfocus.com> 12/19/2015 1:15 PM >>>



In article <5673E676.D45A.00A3.1@no-mx.forums.novell.com>, Morris Blackham wrote:

> This is an issue due to architectural changes made with 2014 R2. To workaround, either cd to /opt/novell/groupwise/agents/bin and run dbcopy, or in your shell, enter:


The next question about this is:
Does this also apply to running it on Windows?


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Re: liboff_eng.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file

In article <laurabuckley.788nwn@no-mx.forums.microfocus.com>,
Laurabuckley wrote:
> I have requested that a TID be published on
> this issue for everybody's reference


TID 7017096 is now a reality at
https://www.novell.com/support/kb/doc.php?id=7017096

a couple tweaks still to do and have been requested, so expect some
changes the next few days.


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