Subject: Re: How does ELF work?
To: gregory duchesnes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 07/06/2004 22:56:02
On Tue, Jul 06, 2004 at 10:23:24PM +0200, gregory duchesnes wrote:
> I have a problem compiling postfix with mysql support, make complains about
> a missing libmysqlclient.so.12
> i know it is a dynamic linked libraries problem and i managed to solve it by
> creating a /etc/ld.so.conf file containing the path to the mysql libs.
> BUT, i read on the ELF Faq that it was a bad thing to do (too bad since it's
> so easy) and i'd like to do it properly thanks to ELF
> The problem is that i've read the FAQs and ELF man pages but i don't
> understand anything about how it works.
Are you compiling from pkgsrc, or directly from sources ?
I would suggest using pkgsrc, as it will do all of this for you.
Otherwise, before the -lmysqlclient on the link command line, you need to
-L tells the compiler (linker, really) where to find libmysqlclient.so,
to get symbols, etc ...
-Wl,-R records in the executable where to look for libmysqlclient.so at
Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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