Building and linking shared libaries for multiple differentversions of UNIX

Alexandre Oliva oliva at
Wed May 16 16:43:21 GMT 2001

On May 16, 2001, Richard Sharpe <sharpe at> wrote:

> 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.

It's ok to create and install the library as  This is
a reasonable thing to do for modules, in which there are not
binary-compatibility issues to care about to justify versioning.

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