Re: problem with ldconfig and packaging libs
Oscar Levi wrote:
> If I understand this correctly, our petitioner was running the install
> target for his library and failed with ldconfig. Now, since this step
> is optional when creating a DEB, fakeroot suffices to prevent make
> from returning an error status for the impossible command (given that
> he was not root.) However, since fakeroot won't really promote a file
> from joe-user to root, he still needs to run something like sudo to
> build the deb. If this is so, is there any compelling reason to use
> fakeroot in this circumstance?
The deb is already built. And the owner of the files is root. Only using
fakeroot and /sbin/ldconfig -n.