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.
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