Building and linking shared libaries for multiple differentversions of UNIX

Richard Sharpe sharpe at
Wed May 16 14:04:07 GMT 2001

At 08:19 AM 5/16/01 -0400, David Collier-Brown wrote:
>Richard Sharpe wrote:

>> 2. Can I get away with defining something like SOLDFLAGS, and simply pass
>> that to $(LD)?
>	Yes, for Solaris and Linux.

OK, but when it comes to installing the shared library, it seems that I
have to copy the library as or something like that.
Later ldconfig will create a link from to the name above,
but for any linking with that library to work, it seems that I also need a
link from to ... 

But this extra step can only be done after ldconfig has run and created the
link from the soname to the real name ...

Richard Sharpe, sharpe at
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