As a suggestion, try running 'ldconfig' as root and then give it another go.
Ldconfig looks in each of the directories specified in /etc/ld.so.conf
(/usr/local/lib should be in there) for shared system libraries and sets
them up ready for use.
From: Gary Anderson [mailto:ganderson@stripped]
Sent: 26 September 2006 15:29
Subject: Re: Install issue on SLES-10
Sorry for the lack of information. I had actually run the full make, then
make install. When I tried to run make install again, the response was that
nothing needed to be done, as expected. The library was actually installed
in /usr/local/lib. Apparently it did not get on some type of configuration
list for the dynamic library loader. That is the issue I am trying to
Your suggestion of the LD_LIBRARY_PATH worked temporarily, but I need to
make that configuration permanent on the system. Do you have any
Warren Young wrote:
> Gary Anderson wrote:
>> when I try to run the examples, I get the error that libmysqlpp.so
>> cannot be found.
> You probably haven't installed the library yet. The examples and the
> library are in separate subdirectories, and Linux's dynamic library
> loader doesn't know where to find it. Linux will only look in a few
> very specific places for the library, and ../lib is not one of them.
> If you want to test the library before you formally install it, use a
> command like this:
> $ LD_LIBRARY_PATH=../lib ./simple1 localhost someuser hispassword
> That clues the dynamic loader that ../lib should also be searched for
> Otherwise, just install the library, and the examples should run
> without any jiggery-pokery.