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Re: [HACKERS] dynamic libraries

From: Peter T Mount <peter(at)retep(dot)org(dot)uk>
To: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "Jackson, DeJuan" <djackson(at)cpsgroup(dot)com>, brook(at)trillium(dot)NMSU(dot)Edu, hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] dynamic libraries
Date: 1998-10-10 09:33:40
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.3.96.981010103205.496w-100000@maidast.retep.org.uk (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, 9 Oct 1998, Bruce Momjian wrote:

> > > 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.
> 
> I have updated the INSTALL and sgml/INSTALL files to recommend ldconfig
> on Linux/ELF and any ELF-based system.

ldconfig was there before ELF became popular.

When I originally started using Linux back in 94, I was using Slackware,
and it used aout. ldconfig was in use then. 

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