Missing Library File After GCompris Compilation

Tamer Alkhouli talkhouli at palexo.com
Tue Mar 9 17:52:22 EST 2010

I am bundling the activity using the provided bundleit.sh script, which you
can find here:

I am using Ubuntu, are you suggesting that I should use aptitude to generate
the XO file? If yes, how can that be done?

On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 10:54 PM, Bruno Coudoin <bruno.coudoin at free.fr>wrote:

> Le dimanche 07 mars 2010 à 03:51 +0200, Tamer Alkhouli a écrit :
> > Hello all,
> >
> >
> > I was trying to modify one of the GCompris activities
> > (memory-activity), and after bundling the compiled code and trying to
> > install it using the sugar-install-bundle command on the XO, I got an
> >  error message telling me that libxcb-render-util.so.0 was missing.
> > When I copied that file to /usr/lib/ everything worked just fine. Any
> > idea why this problem showed in the first place? And how to fix it
> > permanently? Note that the non-modified GCompris activity doesn't need
> > that  file.
> Well each library on which we depend brings its own dependency to us.
> It means that if you compile on a system were X depends on the library
> libxcb-render then our gcompris binary will require it. But if this
> library is not present on a given system then GCompris won't start at
> all because GNU/Linux expect all dynamic libraries required by a binary
> to be present.
> To avoid this situation, all GNU/Linux distribution have a packaging
> system in place.
> --
> Bruno Coudoin
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Tamer Alkhouli
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