[Fedora-packaging] Re: File path clarification

Braden McDaniel braden at endoframe.com
Wed Nov 18 07:02:45 UTC 2009

On Wed, 2009-11-11 at 14:42 -0500, Rich Mattes wrote: 
> I've scoured the packaging guidelines once more, there's no mention of
> when you should put libraries in %{_libdir} vs. when to create a
> subdirectory in %{_libdir}.  I got a little bit of feedback in my
> package review request[1], but I'd appreciate more
> formal clarification.
> Anyone?

My understanding is that generally subdirectories of libdir are created
for things that are dlopen'd.  Otherwise, putting the .so in libdir is

Braden McDaniel <braden at endoframe.com>

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