missing shared library aliases

Marco Pesenti Gritti mpgritti at gmail.com
Tue Aug 5 13:06:54 EDT 2008

Brian Harvey wrote:
> I'm trying to build a static wxWidgets library on the XO (for use with
> the ucblogo project), and it works, except that certain shared libraries
> are (at least on my XO) missing aliases that exist on my office Linux PC.
> For example, I have a file named
> 	/usr/lib/libXxf86vm.so.1
> but the linker is looking for
> 	/usr/lib/libXxf86vm.so
> which on my office machine is linked to the former.  Other examples are
> libjpeg and libtiff.
> I solved the problem for my own XO by adding the missing links, but that
> won't work for a project distributed to the kiddies.  Can someone tell me
> the right way to solve this problem?  Thanks.

I think to get this working cleanly you'd have to build the library on 
the XO images or at least on Fedora 9.


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