library link (bzip2)

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Fri Mar 15 06:44:07 PST 2002

On Thu, Mar 14, 2002 at 11:20:20PM +0100, Erika Pacholleck wrote:
> Thanks, so if I got you right (for the sake of keeping the system
> straight) it is totally correct to do this? :
> /bin /sbin progs linked dynamically
> = all lib{link}s in /lib, no linking to /usr/lib
> if only the root partition is available the link is anyways not seen
> /usr/bin /usr/sbin progs linked dynamically
> = all in /usr/lib, no linking to /lib
> if the link in usr does not work it is unlikely the other one does

> Just an assumption: would ld not use the soname as reference?
> If I ldd programs it is, as far as I see, always the soname in the result.

I'm not sure what you mean 

Gerard Beekmans

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