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RE: share libraries on UNIX

From: F. Heitkamp <heitkamp@ameritech.net>
Date: Tue, 9 Nov 2004 06:26:39 -0500 (EST)
To: Samuel Soliz <samuel.soliz@quest.com>
cc: www-lib@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.60.0411090620080.24329@pc1.fred.org>

On Mon, 8 Nov 2004, Samuel Soliz wrote:

> Fred,
> Create a script with symbolic links from the .so to the actual
> libraries.  For example:
> ln -s libwwwapp.0.1.0 libwwwapp.so
> ln -s libwwwapp.0.1.0 libwwwapp.so.0
> ln -s libwwwcache.0.1.0 libwwwcache.so
> ln -s libwwwcache.0.1.0 libwwwcache.so.0
> .

That's a temporary fix, but why not fix the aclocal/automake/libtool bits 
that cause the problem in the first place?  I have been looking into that 
and found a message or two on google describing similar problems with 
other packages.  The fix in that case was to run "autoreconf -i -f".  That 
worked with another program, but does not work with libwww.  So far I have 
been unable to find the section in the autotools that actually creates 
the ".so" part of the library name.

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