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vmware libz libfontconfig libexpat

Archlinux - Kernel 4.11 - VMWare workstation 12.5.7

With this combination, when I launch "vmware", despite the fact I already "export VMWARE_USE_SHIPPED_LIBS=force", I get those lines:

Unable to load libfontconfig.so.1. /usr/lib/vmware/lib/libz.so.1/libz.so.1: version `ZLIB_1.2.9' not found (required by /usr/lib/libpng16.so.16)
Unable to load libfontconfig.so.1 from /usr/lib/vmware/lib/libfontconfig.so.1/libfontconfig.so.1: libexpat.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
Unable to load dependencies for /usr/lib/vmware/lib/libvmware-modconfig.so/libvmware-modconfig.so

In order to workaround, I decided to get the things to the maximum: Add all shipped libraries in the LD_LIBRARY_PATH.

So I created my custom launcher of "vmware" and this is the content:


#!/bin/bash
export VMWARE_USE_SHIPPED_LIBS=force
LD_LIBRARY_PATH=""
LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$( find /usr/lib/vmware/lib/ -maxdepth 1 -mindepth 1 -type d | awk 'BEGIN{p=""}{p=p$0":"}END{print p}' )
LD_LIBRARY_PATH=${LD_LIBRARY_PATH}$( find /usr/lib/vmware-installer/2.1.0/lib/lib/ -maxdepth 1 -mindepth 1 -type d | awk 'BEGIN{p=""}{p=p$0":"}END{print p}')
export LD_LIBRARY_PATH
/usr/bin/vmware

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