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Re: How to handle ´/etc/ld.so.preload library packages?

On Tue, 5 Jun 2001, Marc Haber wrote:

> I have a package with a library that needs to be entered to
> /etc/ld.so.preload. It is clear that this library needs to go in /lib
> rather than /usr/lib because there are systems that have /usr on a
> dedicated partition.

Are you sure that *every* program needs this library preloaded? Could you
tell us some more about the lib?

> (2)
> Ask the user if I should add the lib to /etc/ld.so.preload in the
> postinst and automatically remove the entry in prerm? Does order in
> /etc/ld.so.preload matter?

I'd go for this solution, however I'd ask in the config script rather
than in the postinst. :-)


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