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



Bill Nottingham wrote:

> Rex Dieter (rdieter math unl edu) said:
>> 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?
> 
> 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.

pkg #1 upgrade: old version includes libfoo.so.1, new version includes
libfoo.so.2
pkg #2: scriptlet requires something from pkg #1, which uses libfoo.so.2
bang.

??

-- Rex




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