Unable to use the Sudo command. "0509-130 Symbol resolution failed for sudo because:"


 
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Unable to use the Sudo command. "0509-130 Symbol resolution failed for sudo because:"

Hi! I'm very new to unix, so please keep that in mind with the level of language used if you choose to help Smilie Thanks!

When attempting to use sudo on and AIX machine with oslevel 5.1.0.0, I get the following error:

exec(): 0509-036 Cannot load program sudo because of the following errors:
0509-130 Symbol resolution failed for sudo because:
0509-136 Symbol __strtollmax (number 122) is not exported from
dependent module /usr/lib/libc.a(shr.o).
0509-192 Examine .loader section symbols with the
'dump -Tv' command.

I read something about fixing it by synching libraries. Is there another possible work around?

thanks a million for reading and perhaps even offering advice!

Kim
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Old 12-21-2009
I am more used to Solaris where I would use the ldd command to check that all the libraries are present and correct, the FAQ at:
2.27: Where can I find ldd for AIX?
says where ldd for AIX is available.

To use ldd(1) you would cd to where sudo lives and then run:
Code:
$ ldd ./sudo

This checks all the libraries are present, then run:
Code:
$ ldd -r ./sudo

This will check all the symbols are present, this will show you which libraries you require more up to date versions of.

To make a more up to date library files available to only sudo you can cheat and write a wrapper script that puts the directory where you have put the more up to date libraries first (not one of the normal library directories) in the LD_LIBRARY_PATH and then call sudo $@. This is a kludge in some folks opinions but it works!
 
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