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Re: libv4l ./. unicap



On Tue, 5 Aug 2008 12:21:43 +0100, Bill Crawford wrote:

> >> libv4l provides libv4l2.so.0
> >> unicap provides libv4l2.so.0
> >>  required by: libv4l-devel-0.3.8-1.fc10.i386
> >>  required by: unicap-0.2.23-2.fc10.i386
> >>  required by: libv4l-0.3.8-1.fc10.i386
> 
> I think this should probably get a rename; usually plugins just have
> ".so" (without a version on the end) and live in a versioned
> *directory* if there's a need to control ABI versions, or parallel
> install, or what have you. Could that be done here?

Yes. unicap dlopen's the "*.so" file names and not the
versioned ones, so getting rid of the symlinks would be possible.

Btw, there's a hardcoded /usr/lib path in the plugin loader,
which would need a patch for lib64 platforms.


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