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Re: [RFC] change packaging around shared libraries, ldconfig



Bill Nottingham wrote:

> I'd like to propose changing the guidelines regarding shared libraries
> as follows:
> 
> When a package places a shared library in a standard library path, it
> must do the following:
> 
> - Package the symlinks for the appropriate soname of the library. If
>   the normal installation process of the library does not install these
>   symlinks, they can be created by running:
>   /sbin/ldconfig -n -N <path>
> - Have the following scriplets in the package:
> 
> %posttrans -p /sbin/ldconfig

Doesn't ldconfig also update ld.so.cache?  If so, won't "bad things" happen
if that cache is stale, like when/if 2 pkgs are installed in a transaction,
and pkg #2 depends on shlibs from pkg #1?

-- Rex



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