Subject: Re: pmax ld.so in distrib
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
Date: 04/17/1999 18:42:21
On Sat, 17 Apr 1999, Jonathan Stone wrote:
> Only the major version is signficant; the minor version is -not used-
> at runtime. So if everything is in /usr, then either all programs get
> the `old' libc....
If the major number is the same for a library, there's no need for
compatability libraries. So this doesn't matter.
I'm talking about this sort of situation:
libfoo.so.3 -> libfoo.so.3.12
libfoo.so.4 -> libfoo.so.4.1
libfoo.so -> libfoo.so.4
When we added the compatability package, which included libfoo.so.3.13,
the libfoo.so.3 link has to be updated.
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