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From Stas Bekman <s...@stason.org>
Subject Re: make install doesn't update the .so.0 symlink
Date Mon, 30 Aug 2004 12:53:02 GMT
Joe Orton wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 29, 2004 at 12:52:30PM -0400, Stas Bekman wrote:
>>It took me a while to figure out what was the problem with some 3rd party 
>>library using libapr. Eventually I've discovered that the libapr-0.so.0 
>>symlink wasn't getting updated on 'make install', the old link to an older 
>>library was kept intact. Is it a bug?
>>/home/stas/httpd/prefork/lib> ls -l libapr-0.so.0
>>lrwxrwxrwx  1 stas stas 17 Aug 29 12:34 libapr-0.so.0 -> libapr-0.so.0.9.5
>>/home/stas/httpd/prefork/lib> cp libapr-0.so.0.9.5 libapr-0.so.0.9.5-old
> This is an artificial test case - what's the real failure? An upgrade
> from what to what is behaving like this?
> What's happening in the above case is that the libtool install mode runs
> ldconfig -n for that directory, and ldconfig updates the symlinks to
> point to the "latest" version available as appropriate, where it
> presumes that 0.9.5-old is a greater version than 0.9.5.

Ah, that explains it, I had it linked to 0.9.5-nondebug from 1 year ago 
and it wasn't getting replaced. Thanks for the explanation Joe.

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