Subject: Re: replacing so libraries - general question
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Havard Eidnes <email@example.com>
Date: 04/06/2003 17:52:11
> simply doing
> cd /usr/X11R6/lib
> rm libXaw.so.7
> ln -s /usr/pkg/lib/libneXtaw.so.14.0 libXaw.so.7
> the question is - are there any way of doing this without using links=
> which may confuse things when upgrading etc?
I suspect /etc/ld.so.conf can be abused to do this on ELF systems; see
ld.so.conf(5). I'm not sure it's going to be less confusing, though.