superfluous /usr/lib/*.so symbolic links

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Sep 13 20:15:07 PDT 2002


On September 13, 2002 11:07 pm, Greg Schafer wrote:
> FWIW, here is what I'm currently using:-
>
> ./configure --prefix=/usr --with-shared &&
> make &&
> make install &&
> chmod 755 /usr/lib/*.5.2 &&
> mv /usr/lib/libncurses.so.5* /lib &&
> ln -s libncurses.a /usr/lib/libcurses.a &&
> ln -s ../../lib/libncurses.so.5 /usr/lib/libncurses.so &&
> ln -s ../../lib/libncurses.so.5 /usr/lib/libcurses.so
>
> This way, everything we need is in /usr/lib except for:-
>
> libncurses.so.5
> libncurses.so.5.2
>
> which end up in /lib

Cleaner indeed and since I haven't arived at Ncurses install yet (still 
crunching on Glibc, should be done in 5 minutes) I'll use these instructions 
and test them.

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