Re: GCC/binutils shared library search changes?
> Was either GCC or binutils (whichever is appropriate) changed between
> gcc-2.7.0-2 and gcc-2.7.2-1 or binutils-2.5.2l.20-2 and binutils-2.6-1 so
> that it won't find ELF shared libraries with names like libX11.so.6.0,
> only libraries with names like libX11.so?
Yes, ld (part of binutils) was changed. This was done to allow better
control of which libraries were linked in.
> If this is going to be a permanent change then I can probably hack the
> Imakefiles to make extra lib*.so symlinks.
Yes, this is permanent. You could also create them in the
BTW, the generic, Linux X libs were built with -rpath. Please do not
do this for Debian.
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