From: Neal D. Becker (nbecker_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-17 09:09:52
>>>>> "Malte" == Malte Starostik <malte_at_[hidden]> writes:
Malte> On Thursday 17 October 2002 15:02, Neal D. Becker wrote:
>> One more nit: run /sbin/ldconfig after installing shared libs.
Malte> Somehow I thought rpm does that automatically on installation. I can add it
Malte> One thing I don't understand is that ldconfig will not create symlinks like
Malte> libboost_regexp.so => libboost_regexp.so.1.29.0. When running ldconfig -v it
Malte> outputs: libboost_regex.so.1.29.0 -> libboost_regex.so.1.29.0 while I would
Malte> have expected libboost_regex.so -> libboost_regex.so.1.29.0
Malte> So I have to create those symlinks manually :(
Malte> Do you have any idea why this would happen?
It's been a while since I've tried it so I don't recall - but I
suspect the explanation is that the dynamic linker doesn't care about
libfoo.so. Only ld uses that.
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