Dealing with unversioned shared libraries
itetcu at people.tecnik93.com
Mon Nov 28 22:17:00 GMT 2005
On Tue, 29 Nov 2005 08:38:19 +1030
"Paul A. Hoadley" <paulh at logicsquad.net> wrote:
> I am trying to update the textproc/refdb port. The RefDB port depends
> on one or more of the database/libdbi-drivers shared libraries, and
> hence indirectly on database/libdbi.
> RefDB 0.9.6 (the latest version) needs the latest version of libdbi
> (libdbi-0.8.1). It won't build under previous versions of libdbi. As
> far as I can see (though I have only a rudimentary familiarity with
> the shared library system), the shared libraries installed by
> database/libdbi and database/libdbi-drivers aren't versioned. That
> is, database/libdbi installs:
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root wheel 41852 Nov 14 18:26 libdbi.a
> lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 11 Nov 14 18:26 libdbi.so@ ->
> libdbi.so.0 -rwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 47133 Nov 14 18:26
> And, for example, selecting the MySQL backend for
> database/libdbi-drivers installs:
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 23156 Nov 14 18:27 libmysql.so*
> in /usr/local/lib/dbd. Is there a way I can specify the dependence on
> libdbi-0.8.1, and the corresponding libdbi-drivers?
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