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Re: X package shared library problem

On Fri, 15 Dec 1995, David Engel wrote:

> > Can this be considered to be a bug in ldconfig?
> Which part, deleting the link in the first place or not recreating it?
> The latter is not a bug.  Ldconfig will never create the links needed
> by ld as long as I'm maintaining it.

Deleting something that you are not responsible for creating is probably 
not a good idea.

> I'm open to suggestions on how to correct the former problem.  What
> I'm leaning towards is to have ldconfig continue to remove dangling
> libfoo.so.* links but not libfoo.so links.

That sounds sensible.

Steve Early

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