I'm trying to build sybase ase server through sample resource file and i got this error. "error loading shared libraries: libXm.so.4: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory". So ran ldd on srvbuild and found below, two of them are missing.. any idea how to resolve this? enter image description here

The OS is RHEL6.5 64bit and its ASE 16, express edition.

environment variables set. enter image description here

  • can you post the output of echo $ENV. It could be the ASE environment variables are not getting set properly. $SYBASE, $SYBASE_ASE, $LD_LIBRARY_PATH and others need to exist for everything to work. Jan 20, 2017 at 18:45
  • i've edited the description with details.
    – user115806
    Jan 20, 2017 at 19:57

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It should be enough to install missing libraries on you system.

libXm is part of openmotif package:

libXm.so.4 (32bit)

libXm.so.4 (64bit)

libXp is part of X.Org X11 runtime library:

libXp.so.6 (32bit)

libXp.so.6 (64bit)

EDIT: I created a support case on SAP site and they responded me with a list of necessary packages. First, there is a site System requirements for Linux (this one is for ASE 16.0 SP03 PL05, but you can change it in the upper right corner) where you can find that you need to setup $LANG environment variable first. Then there is referral to SAP KBA Note 2489781, which is accessible only with valid credentials, so I picked important information below (again valid for ASE 16.0 SP03 PL05):

System: Red Hat

Hardware: x86_64 processor (Intel Xeon with EM64T)


  • kernel-2.6.32-71.el6.x86_64
  • glibc-2.12-1.7.el6.x86_64
  • compat-glibc-2.5-46.2.x86_64
  • glibc.i686 (Redhat 7 requires 32-bit libraries to execute the isql and dscp utilities)

Additional Linux Libraries:

  • openmotif-2.3.1-2.el5
  • libXp-1.0.0-8.1.el5
  • libXt-1.0.2-3.1.fc6
  • libXtst-1.0.1-3.1
  • libXi-1.6.1-1
  • libXmu-1.0.2-5
  • libXext-1.0.1-2.1
  • libSM-1.0.1-3.1
  • libICE-1.0.1-2.1
  • libX11-1.0.3-9.el5

With all of above installed, you should be able to build and run this version of ASE.

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