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Bug#154169: mklibs: bug re-introduces (symlinks)

On Wed Jul 24, 2002 at 11:28:46AM -0700, Matt Kraai wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 24, 2002 at 07:42:24PM +0200, Thomas Poindessous wrote:
> > Hi, I tried to rebuild d-i and I looked that symlinks of /lib/ld-2.2.5 to
> > /lib/ld-linux.so.2 (and others) was missing.
> Please remind me: why do we need to preserve these symlinks?

The only reason for the symlinks is to make it easy to upgrade
libraries -- not something the installer needs to worry about...
Sure, just install the libs with their proper .so names and we
can save (1 inode + ~4k)/per symlink from the installer rootfs.


Erik B. Andersen             http://codepoet-consulting.com/
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