e: Problem to use VFS modules
mike at easysw.com
Mon May 14 12:40:09 GMT 2001
Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> Why? Don't we install the library at `make install' time? All you
> have to do is use this command instead of the one that copies the
> shared library to libdir.
Sigh... In the Real World, people build packages from the build
tree and install those packages. Only RPM and DPKG rely on the
"install in a different directory and make an image from that"
paradigm, which has definite problems (disk space usage is one)
> Well, there's the issue of adjusting the permission of the installed
> shared library (because cp isn't guarantee to preserve permissions),
> and creating the soft-links so that the SONAME and the .so point to
> the actual shared library.
This can be done by the packager just as easily as by the makefile/
install script. (Easier, in fact)
Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products mike at easysw.com
Printing Software for UNIX http://www.easysw.com
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