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RE: [HACKERS] dynamic libraries

From: "Jackson, DeJuan" <djackson(at)cpsgroup(dot)com>
To: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, brook(at)trillium(dot)NMSU(dot)Edu
Cc: hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: RE: [HACKERS] dynamic libraries
Date: 1998-10-09 19:41:04
Message-ID: F10BB1FAF801D111829B0060971D839F464B42@cpsmail (view raw or flat)
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> >    How are people handling the fact that libpq is dynamic, and psql
> needs
> >    to find it.  I don't see people using -rpath as a link option.
> > 
> >    Are people setting LD_LIBRARY_PATH to the PostgreSQL library
> directory?
> > 
> > Using ldconfig and /etc/ld.so.conf:
> > 
> >      # ld.so.conf
> >      /usr/X11R6/lib
> >      /usr/pkg/lib
> >      /usr/local/lib
> >      /usr/local/pgsql/lib
> > 
> > This is on NetBSD 1.3.2.
> 
> ELF shared libraries are new to BSDI 4.0, so I was a little confused.
> I
> editied ld.so.conf, but did not know I needed to run ldconfig, which I
> have done figured out, and it works.
> 
> My larger question is why we don't get more reports of problems like
> this.  Do novices just know to go edit ld.so.conf, and run ldconfig?
> 
> It is probably in the Linux FAQ, but is everyone reading that when
> they
> get the error?
> 
> I am trying to figure out how to deal with this for BSDI 4.0 users.  I
> am sure they are going to be confused.
It's in the INSTALL file.  Or at least it was.
		-DEJ

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