[lfs-support] Link to libbz2.so

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Fri Aug 24 15:18:28 PDT 2012

Feuerbacher, Alan wrote:
> Bruce wrote:
>>> ... So I have to install everything in my own directories. I've
>>> succeeded in doing this, and am now tying up a lot of loose
>>> ends.
>> You could have told us that at the beginning!
> Sorry, I didn't think it was relevant.
>> Use:
>> export
>> LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:/home/afbacher/LFS71/lfs80/lib
> That worked, even after removing the link I had found to be
> necessary. Thanks!
> Another question: For making bzip2, the LFS book has the commands:
> make PREFIX=/usr install cp -av libbz2.so* /lib
> Because of my unique environment I have to add
> "/home/afbacher/LFS71/lfs80" to /usr and /lib in those commands. What
> is it about adding that prefix that causes bzip2 to fail to find
> libbz2.so.1.0 in my environment, when it apparently can find that
> library in the normal LFS-assumed environment without using "export
> LD_LIBRARY_PATH=..." ? I must not be understanding something basic
> about Linux search paths.

Linux looks in /lib and /usr/lib by default.  LD_LIBRARY_PATH just says 
to add that to the search path.  /etc/ld.so.conf can also add 
directories to be searched.

   -- Bruce

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