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Re: rpm AutoRequires/AutoProvides and dsos not in linker path, do we care ?



Chuck Anderson (cra WPI EDU) said: 
> > "system-wide" includes paths mentioned in /etc/ld.so.conf.d/*, which are
> > files provided by other packages.  Suddenly your search scope is
> > unbounded again.
> 
> Not really unbounded.  If a package puts a file in /etc/ld.so.conf.d/ 
> then the library is now available system-wide, so it should be 
> searched by autorequires/autoprovides.

The package that puts the file in ld.so.conf.d and the package that
puts libraries into the location specified in that file may not be
the same package, and actually may have no dependencies between
them at all...

Bill


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