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Re: libffm: .so symlink

Christopher C Chimelis <chris@classnet.med.miami.edu> writes:
> On Tue, 25 Aug 1998, Paul Slootman wrote:
> > Isn't creating this link the responsibility of ldconfig?
> > Isn't ldconfig run in the postinstall of libffm1?
> It is being run.  I'll double check the installation first and make sure
> ldconfig is doing it's job.  If it's not, I'll take care of it manually.

ldconfig doesn't create the .so link that's needed to compile because
it can't presume to know exactly what version of the library you want
to compile with (yes, I realize that if there's only one version...).

So yes, this should be created manually, and should be present in a
-dev package.

(original packageer of the 2nd ELF shlib package for debian, ncurses)

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