r7879 - in trunk/BOOK: . general/genlib introduction/welcome

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Jul 26 13:43:10 PDT 2009

Guy Dalziel wrote these words on 07/26/09 15:26 CST:
> On Sun, Jul 26, 2009 at 03:24:59PM -0500, Randy McMurchy wrote:
>> Hopefully, this makes sense. I've seen you changing these, and I'm
>> wondering, what is up here? :-)
> It's quite simple, libgpg-error listed 2 directories and yet it said
> "directory". It also installed a static and dynamic library and yet
> said, "library". I wasn't sure whether to change library until I saw
> some other pages.

Well, as I said, if there is libwhatever.so and libwhatever.a installed
then you would say "Library" singular. "Libraries" is used in a situation
where there was libsomething1.{so,a} and libsomething2.{so,a}


rmlscsi: [bogomips 1003.25] [GNU ld version 2.16.1] [gcc (GCC) 4.0.3]
[GNU C Library stable release version 2.3.6] [Linux i686]
15:41:00 up 20 days, 4:09, 1 user, load average: 0.26, 0.14, 0.36

More information about the blfs-book mailing list