tushar at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Feb 1 11:47:46 PST 2004
Jeremy Utley wrote:
>On Sat, 2004-01-31 at 18:24, Kenneth Skiles wrote:
>>One thing though is that the libs were put into their own directory,
>>Do we need a note in the BLFS to update the /etc/ld.so.conf file with
>Without this, programs that link to libmysqlclient.so won't run
>properly. I run into this every time I set up my virtual mail system,
>which uses Exim linked to libmysqlclient to access SQL databases.
Why does mysql install the libs under a subdirectory if these are needed
by other applications?
The correct solution (IMO) is to move the required libs from
/usr/lib/mysql to /usr/lib. Paths should never be added to /etc/ld.so.conf.
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