classic 32 bit application

Sergio Schvezov sergio.schvezov at
Thu Mar 30 13:36:53 UTC 2017

On Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:10:26 +0200, Alistair Grant wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm trying to package a 32 bit software development environment: Pharo
> Smalltalk (
> I've got it working OK as a devmode package, but as soon as I switch it
> to classic confinement it fails to run.
> The error message displayed when attempting to run the executable is "No
> such file or directory"
> Attempting to print the shared object dependencies from within a snap
> shell with ldd results in:
> $ ldd /snap/pharo/x1/usr/bin/pharo-vm/pharo
> not a dynamic executable
> Since the only change is the confinement from devmode to classic and
> I've checked that the executable file does actually exist, and it's the
> same one as in devmode, my current hypothesis is that somehow the 32 bit
> environment isn't working properly in classic mode, probably because it
> isn't configured correctly, and not that there's a problem with the
> executable.
> Are there any known problems with 32-bit applications and classic
> confinement, or anything in particular that needs to be configured for
> it to work properly?

Are you on a 32 bit system? Did you just switch confinement type without rebuilding?

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