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Re: soname

On 15 Nov 2000, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:

> I don't think you understood.  I don't want any files that match the
> name of the soname, if that is stuck at "libpt_linux_x86_r.so.1".
> That's a stupid name, and I think there is no good reason to use it if
> it has to appear in the filesystem.

> But that means that the understanding of behind my previous question
> was incorrect.  I think what I'll do is hack the makefiles to generate
> the library with sane names throughout.

IANAM (I am not a maintainer ;), but it seems to me that this is a prime
candidate for a change to be submitted to the upstream maintainer.  That's
quite an ugly soname, and it certainly isn't consistent with Unix conventions.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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