-> symlink and ldconfig

Tushar Teredesai sukucorp at
Thu Aug 4 22:20:45 PDT 2005

On 8/4/05, Greg Schafer <gschafer at> wrote:
> IMHO it looks like a problem in Glibc ie: ldconfig, albeit a minor one.
> These 2 threads are relevant (I think):

Based on the second thread the current behavior is indeed a bug and
should be fixed in glibc.

> Why do we install the symlink anyway?

ncurses installs We need to recreate the symlink coz we
move the *.so.* files to /lib and this results in a danling
/usr/lib/ symlink.

Tushar Teredesai
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