Trying to run standalone (headless) on Linux (Ubuntu) - failed at first hurdle
benr at cogapp.com
Thu Mar 10 10:14:12 EST 2022
Built on Mac. I didn't zip it because I've got a folder shared with the Docker
container, so I just dragged it in.
But sensing something behind your question... I just zipped up the original
build folder, dragged that in, and then in the shell unzipped it, invoked that
binary... same result.
On 10/03/2022 14:56, Stephen Barncard via use-livecode wrote:
> Hi Ben,
> Did you make the standalone on mac or win and zip the file before
> uploading ?
> Stephen Barncard - Sebastopol Ca. USA -
> On Thu, Mar 10, 2022 at 6:50 AM Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> I'm trying to develop an app which will run headless on Linux (actually in
>> docker container). I've done this before... so long ago that I can't
>> remember... with an earlier version of this app. Normally I run this on
>> and Windows.
>> So (under LiveCode 9.6.6) I simply checked the Linux 64 option in the
>> Standalone builder, built the app, transported the folder with the binary
>> "MyApp", "Externals" folder, and "revsecurity.so" to the Docker container,
>> tried to launch it:
>>> # ./MyApp -ui
>>> ./MyApp: error while loading shared libraries: libexpat.so.1: cannot
>> open shared object file: No such file or directory
>> Can anyone point me in the right direction here? Does this mean that I
>> need to
>> do something different in how I build the app, or install something
>> in the environment?
>> (The container is running Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS).
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