Re: [Evms-devel] EVMS: shared libraries with unversioned sonames
On Sun, Jan 06, 2002 at 10:07:48PM +0100, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> ldconfig creates the necessary links and cache (for use by the run-
> time linker, ld.so) to the most recent shared libraries found in the
> directories specified on the command line, in the file
> /etc/ld.so.conf, and in the trusted directories (/usr/lib and /lib).
> This seems like the tool I want to use. The man page does not mention
> that it is a Linux-only tool and should not be used it one wants
> cross-platform portability. Until somebody writes a cross-platform
> utility to do what I want to do, ldconfig _is_ the right tool for the job.
> What does the Hurd use instead of ldconfig? I presume that they too have
> to create the necessary symlinks somehow?
That would be a question for debian-hurd. As far as I know, the hurd
doesn't have an ldconfig program, or didn't.