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From:Lenz Grimmer Date:January 24 2003 10:21am
Subject:Re: [packagers] mysqlclient.so in RPM
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On Thu, 23 Jan 2003, Lenz Grimmer wrote:

> On Thu, 23 Jan 2003, Dmitry V. Levin wrote:
>
> > On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 10:29:22AM +0300, Alexander Voropay wrote:
> >
> > >  Is it possible to move "mysqlcient.so" to
> > > /usr/lib/mysql  folder  ?  (like RedHat does)
> >
> > Is there any reason for that?
>
> Maybe a historic reason, I don't know. It was like that before I actually
> joined MySQL. However, Monty did not have any objections to move it into
> /usr/lib instead and I will try to do this for MySQL 4.0.10 onwards as
> well. (Which makes more sense for me, too). Thanks for pointing this out!

I don't know what I have been smoking while replying to this request.
Of course, our MySQL RPMs already includes libmysqlclient.so in /usr/lib,
not /usr/lib/mysql (which should only include the static libs).

I'd rather like to repeat Dmitry's question: why should it be in
/usr/lib/mysql? By doing so, we'd need to add another path to
/etc/ld.so.conf so the dynamic linker actually finds the shared lib.
Having it in /usr/lib is IMHO the Right Way. Or am I missing something?

Alexander, could you please elaborate why you request this change?

Bye,
	LenZ
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mysqlclient.so in RPMUnknown Sender23 Jan
  • Re: [packagers] mysqlclient.so in RPMDmitry V. Levin23 Jan
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      • Re: [packagers] mysqlclient.so in RPMLenz Grimmer24 Jan
        • RE: [packagers] mysqlclient.so in RPMUnknown Sender28 Jan
          • RE: [packagers] mysqlclient.so in RPMLenz Grimmer28 Jan
    • RE: [packagers] mysqlclient.so in RPMUnknown Sender24 Jan
      • Re: [packagers] mysqlclient.so in RPMChristian Hammers24 Jan
      • Re: [packagers] mysqlclient.so in RPMDmitry V. Levin24 Jan