Subject: Re: how to use crosscompiler?
To: matthew green <email@example.com>
From: Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org>
Date: 02/04/2004 22:44:35
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On Wed, Feb 04, 2004 at 10:40:38PM +1100, matthew green wrote:
| How about we do this:
| * use absolute symlinks for the runtime libraries
| libfoo.so.M and libfoo.so.M.N.
| * use relative symlinks for the link-time library libfoo.so.
| This would result in:
| usr/lib/libz.so -> ../../lib/libz.so
| usr/lib/libz.so.0 -> /lib/libz.so.0
| usr/lib/libz.so.0.3 -> /lib/libz.so.0.3
| good idea.
| i'm not sure that the usr/lib/lib/libfoo.so.M.N is actually necessary
| even? ld.so will load .so.M which has always been a symlink to the
| real thing, and here it doesn't point to the symlink of the real thing,
| but the real thing... i don't think usr/lib/libfoo.so.M.N links to
| /lib are required in any case..?
The /usr/lib/libfoo.so.N.M symlinks to /lib were just for consistency
with the non-symlinked libraries.
I'm ambivalent about whether they're needed or not; I'll wait
to see what other toolchain-clued people have to say.
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