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Re: editing library's soname (was Re: Fixed in upload of curl 7.14.1-1 to experimental)

On Sat, Sep 24, 2005 at 11:39:28AM -0400, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 24, 2005 at 04:52:31PM +0200, Domenico Andreoli wrote:
> > yes, i'm aware of this. it is due to the libcurl-gnutls.so.3 soname
> > still being libcurl.so.3. everything else is in place for a good upload.
> > 
> > as of today, i've not found a solution different from patching the
> > makefiles. i'd like a tool to modify this kind of things in the elf,
> > probably elfsh is what i'm looking for. something to run after the
> > build process. any idea?
> In general you can't do this unless you're replacing it with a shorter
> soname.  I highly recommend fixing the build system instead.

the build system is automake+libtool. fixing it means telling to libtool
which soname is to be used. ah.. libtool... i hate clever software..

the only way i know to achieve this is to modify the lib_LTLIBRARIES
variable and releated. am i missing anything?


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