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Re: obsoleting shlibs - what's the plan

On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 10:51:24PM -0400, der Mouse wrote:
> Has anyone, anywhere, seen an ELF library whose name ends with digits
> but for which those digits do not have the semantics of a major version
> number?  (I'm thinking that perhaps our dynamic linker should know
> about major version numbers even if the ELF spec proper does not.)

Well - I've seem ones where where the numbers are a version, but not
generated by someone who understood the reason for using a version!
The leenux script that remembers where libraries are gets confused.


David Laight:

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