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



Jeff Spaleta (jspaleta gmail com) said: 
>> If the cache is stale, it will look in the directories for something that
>> doesn't exist in the cache. I'm trying to think of a way the cache could
>> point to the wrong *version* of the library, but nothing is coming to
>> mind.
>
> Pathological case?
> Forcing the install of a duplicate library package when there is a
> soname version bump and there isn't a compat package and you want to
> keep the old library version on your local system?

Then the soname doesn't match, so it will DTRT anyway. If the soname
is the same, you'll only have the new library on the system, so the
cache can't be 'stale' there either in a way that gives you the wrong
library.

Bill


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