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Re: runtime dependencies on .so symlinks



Michael Schwendt pisze:
> On Mon, 20 Apr 2009 12:17:21 +0200, Julian wrote:
> 
>> Hello,
>>
>> I have recently submitted a WIP EMBOSS package for review [1]. During
>> further hacking, it turns that the java ui requires the .so symlinks in
>> order to work properly (these are currently placed in a devel package).
>> What is the proper way to handle such situation? Just place the symlinks
>> in the main package (or -libs subpackage, in this case)? Thanks in advance,
>>
>> Julian
>>
>> [1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=496133
> 
> Why did you put the .so symlinks into the -devel package if you do know
> that they are needed at run-time? The better alternative is to patch the
> app and make it load the version shared library files.
> 
Well, I didn't, I just discovered that yesterday :). As I said before,
the RPM is still WIP, but I posted it for review anyway to avoid
duplicating work (it's in the bioinformatics wishlist).

Julian


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