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Re: Shared library defines a RPATH

On Sun, 28 Jul 2002, Will Newton wrote:
> - Rename all libraries into the form libpackagenamelibraryname.so
>   This is also ugly - the filesystem has heirarchical namespaces built in,
>   they are called directories.

Well, we *could* fix ld.so to think about it this way, as someone else

Still, this solution is probably the simplest, easiest one which has no
side-effects.  Libraries used by one single set of apps having long names
are no problem whatsoever IMHO.

> - Move the libs back into /usr/lib
>   This is easiest, and the most likely solution. Basically involves moving my 
>   problem to being someone elses - if a future library name collides that's   
>   just too bad.

Please don't do that.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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