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Re: strangest things after upgrade from 8 to 9




I wrote:
> Nothing wrong with that as long as you install in /usr/local and realize
> that you may have to recompile after an upgrade.

Reco writes:
> 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.

You wouldn't be installing something in /usr/local/lib that shadows the
SONAME of a library that is in the Debian archive (as it will be if a
binary from a Debian package is searching for it) unless the "funny
results" are what you want.

In any case the loader isn't that easy to fool.  The cache is not the
first place searched.
-- 
John Hasler 
jhasler@xxxxxxxxxxx
Elmwood, WI USA