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Re: HEADS UP: -llber/-lldap sonames changes

On Fri, Mar 26, 2004 at 09:17:23AM -0500, Stephen Frost wrote:
> * Andreas (andreas@conectiva.com.br) wrote:
> > libldap.so (devel library) is a link to
> > libldap.so.2.2 (the soname) which is a link to
> > libldap.so.2.2.7
> > 
> > I realize openldap is not linux specific, so the above may not apply directly,
> > it's just a suggestion.
> On Linux you can just use symbol versioning and have just a
> 'libldap.so.2'.  Many of these problems are because of ancient unixes

Yes, but that name is already taken by the openldap-2.1.x branch.

> As I understand it the problem here is quite simple- libtool sucks and
> is busted and can't handle that.  If libtool could handle it that'd
> certainly be nicer.

I sort of agree. I gave up trying to understand what parameters I have to pass to
libtool in order to get a nice libfoo.so.1.2.3 name structure.