Broken locale after upgrade to 6-STABEL from 5-STABLE
olli at lurza.secnetix.de
Thu May 24 10:56:56 UTC 2007
Artem Kuchin wrote:
> Ahh, well, i just forgot. Of course it is not for a long time
> now. But anyhow, why locale in C does not work? And how 'so' lib
> is selected for an executable? How OS selected so.5 or so.6 for a
> executable file?
During compile-time linking (when ld(1) is called),
usually the newest version of the library is used
(note that libfoo.so is usually a symlink to the
At runtime, the dynamic linker (rtld(1)) uses the
same library version that was used during compilation.
If you want a binary to use a different version, you
have to recompile it. (Well, there are ways to trick
the dynamic linker via libmap.conf and environment
variables, but that will break if the libraries in
question aren't 100% ABI compatible.)
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