Subject: Re: pkg/12870: Too many versions of Xaw cause widespread pkg conflicts
To: Thor Simon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Squier <email@example.com>
Date: 05/08/2001 16:25:19
On Tue, May 08, 2001 at 11:30:16AM -0400, Thor Simon wrote:
> It's ugly, but we probably need to change the shlib name for each of
> these nonstandard libXaw implementations so that it's unique. This
> would mean whacking every package that wants the shlib to be called
> libXaw, but... what else could we do (perhaps convert all packages
> that use Xaw3d to use Xaw-Xpm? This would significantly change their
> look-and-feel, AFAICT)?
How about placing the different libraries in different subdirectories?
Then you just need to construct the appropriate -L/-Wl,R arguments (which
we do already).
Bill Squier (firstname.lastname@example.org) http://www.netbsd.org
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