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From: "Robert P. J. Day" <>
To: Andre McCurdy <>
Cc: Andrea Adami <>,
	 OE Core mailing list <>
Subject: Re: [OE-core] want to clarify proper approach to shared lib (.so) installation
Date: Fri, 4 Jun 2021 07:46:08 -0400 (EDT)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Fri, 4 Jun 2021, Andre McCurdy wrote:

... big ship ...

> Just a warning, but if your Makefiles are not generating versioned
> shared libraries then they are probably not setting a soname
> either... and that really messes up OE's automatic runtime
> dependency tracking for shared libraries.
> If OE is your main build environment for these components it's
> usually better in the long run to just update your Makefiles to
> create versioned shared libraries (using simple version .0 and a
> single symlink is fine) and setting a soname than to use the above
> trick to force packaging of an unversioned .so and manually defining
> runtime dependencies everywhere.

  oh, i realize that ... the current build system is very
legacy-driven and i have a lengthy list of cleanups to do, this just
one of them. for now, things just have to work until i can bend things
into shape.


      reply	other threads:[~2021-06-04 11:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-03 14:00 want to clarify proper approach to shared lib (.so) installation Robert P. J. Day
2021-06-03 14:15 ` [OE-core] " Andrea Adami
2021-06-03 14:26   ` Robert P. J. Day
2021-06-04  7:58     ` Andre McCurdy
2021-06-04 11:46       ` Robert P. J. Day [this message]

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