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Re: strangest things after upgrade from 8 to 9


On Sat, Dec 29, 2018 at 03:26:48PM -0600, John Hasler wrote:
> Reco writes:
> > Or, in this particular case, follow "good old"
> > configure-make-make_install pattern.
> Nothing wrong with that as long as you install in /usr/local and realize
> that you may have to recompile after an upgrade.

You install any library in /usr/local/lib, run ldconfig and every binary
will start searching libraries there first. That can always lead to
funny results.
Binaries are more or less safe if installed that way.