Russ Allbery rra at
Mon Mar 5 02:20:50 UTC 2001

Stephen Malenshek <stephen at> writes:

> Please forgive me for my lack of knowledge, but I have been fighting all
> day to get this installed and I am getting this error and can not figure
> out what this is.  I have searched for the file with no avail.  I am
> sure that it is something stupid.  I get it when I run the file.
> Thanks for your assistance.

> [root at nntp log]# su -c "/etc/rc.d/" news
> ovdb_recover: error in loading shared libraries: cannot open
> shared object file: No such file or directory

It sounds like you built INN against a shared version of Berkeley DB 3.2,
but the path to the shared Berkeley DB libraries isn't in your
/etc/ and wasn't encoded in the binaries with -rpath.

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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