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From:Lenz Grimmer Date:January 28 2003 11:34am
Subject:RE: [packagers] mysqlclient.so in RPM
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On Tue, 28 Jan 2003, Alexander Voropay wrote:

> I just have told you about the "RedHat way" :)
>
> You could look at their SRPM and "mysql.spec" from
> ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/rawhide/SRPMS/SRPMS/
> to study. They uses  %post  RPM magic.
>
> ====
> ....
> %post
> ....
> if ! grep '^%{_libdir}/mysql$' /etc/ld.so.conf > /dev/null 2>&1
> then
>         echo "%{_libdir}/mysql" >> /etc/ld.so.conf
> fi
> /sbin/ldconfig %{_libdir}/mysql
> ====

Very interesting approach. I still don't agree - why not simply having
the shared libs in /usr/lib where ld.so finds them without having to mess
around with ld.so.conf? What is the rationale behind this? In practice, it
should not really matter where they are located, as long as ld.so finds
them.

Bye,
	LenZ
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