NConvert on Alpine Linux

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pzaj2
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NConvert on Alpine Linux

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Hello

I recently tried to use NConvert on Alpine Linux v3.8.1.

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cat /etc/alpine-release
3.8.1

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** NCONVERT v7.20 (c) 1991-2018 Pierre-E Gougelet (Sep  6 2018/10:15:02) **
        Version for Linux x86 (X11)  (All rights reserved)
Unfortunately I'm getting 127 exit code:

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bash-4.4# ls
Formats.txt   Plugins.txt   ReadMe.txt    Usage.txt     WhatsNew.txt  license.txt   nconvert
bash-4.4# ./nconvert
bash: ./nconvert: No such file or directory
bash-4.4# echo $?
127
Is there a solution to this issue other than using an alternative utility? My guess would be some missing dependencies, but I can't find a list of required libraries / packages anywhere.

@EDIT
After a further investigation I found that NConvert is compiled using dynamic linking against glibc whereas Alpine linux comes with muslibc.

Is there any chance to get statically linked NConvert for linux or alternatively one compiled against muslibc?
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Re: NConvert on Alpine Linux

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i'll check
Pierre.
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Re: NConvert on Alpine Linux

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That would be great, thank you in advance.

I'll be waiting for updates then.
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Re: NConvert on Alpine Linux

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Hmmm, any news?
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Re: NConvert on Alpine Linux

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sorry but currently i'm very busy...
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Re: NConvert on Alpine Linux

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I appreciate that you may be busy, but I just wanted to check in and see if there's been any progress.
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Re: NConvert on Alpine Linux

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Hi,

Is there any updates/progress on this?

Much appreciated.

Thanks.
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