Re: mandate ldconfig -X?
>>>>> "Marcus" == Marcus Brinkmann <Marcus.Brinkmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de> writes:
Marcus> We could make it bail out with an error if something is
Marcus> requested which isn't implemented. Sometimes,
Marcus> debian/rules scripts run ldconfig to set links. So we
Marcus> want to provide an ldconfig dummy script which will error
Marcus> out for any unsupported operation, and only return success
Marcus> silently for operations which are unnecessary on the Hurd
Marcus> (as rebuilding the cache).
Are you saying ldconfig can't update the links on Hurd? Can this be
My only concern is that the solution to another policy proposal
presented to debian-policy (assuming it still exists) involves moving
the symlinks outside of the package, and creating dynamic links with
This would allow installing multiple libraries at the same time, if
the major number is the same, but the minor number is different.
(please send followups to the most appropriate policy bug report).
Brian May <firstname.lastname@example.org>