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Re: [Evms-devel] EVMS: shared libraries with unversioned sonames

On Sun, Jan 06, 2002 at 10:07:48PM +0100, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:

>       ldconfig  creates the necessary links and cache (for use by the run-
>       time linker, ld.so) to the most recent shared libraries found in the
>       directories   specified   on   the   command   line,   in  the  file
>       /etc/ld.so.conf, and in the trusted directories (/usr/lib and /lib).
> This seems like the tool I want to use.  The man page does not mention
> that it is a Linux-only tool and should not be used it one wants
> cross-platform portability.  Until somebody writes a cross-platform
> utility to do what I want to do, ldconfig _is_ the right tool for the job.
> What does the Hurd use instead of ldconfig?  I presume that they too have
> to create the necessary symlinks somehow?

That would be a question for debian-hurd.  As far as I know, the hurd
doesn't have an ldconfig program, or didn't.

 - mdz

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