[lug] library naming conventions, sym links

Michael Hirsch mdhirsch at gmail.com
Wed Jul 20 14:39:03 MDT 2005

On 7/19/05, D. Stimits <stimits at comcast.net> wrote:
> ...
> >
> > True, but I don't think that rpm is directly resposible for updating
> > the links--that should be done by ldconfig.  The post-install script
> > for the RPM is responsible for running ldconfig.  ldconfig is the
> > command that should know how to (re)create the symbolic links.
> ldconfig will ONLY update the link for the soname. Others must be
> updated by ln -s. rpmlint will call it an error no matter what, there is
> NO combination of links that rpmlint won't complain about (on FC4). I
> was trying to find a way that rpmlint accepts, an there are none. So if
> ldconfig and ln are the proper ways (in any combination), I have to
> accept rpmlint saying they are all wrong.

Time to file a bug with rpmlint, I'd say.


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