Invoking ldconfig without arguments wipes all hints and makes me very sad

Shelby Cain scain at
Mon Apr 14 20:04:59 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-04-11 at 22:13 +0200, Mel wrote:
> On Friday 11 April 2008 16:42:57 Shelby Cain wrote:
> >
> > Why does "factory settings" not include scanning the built-in system
> > library path /usr/lib?  From the man page, it would seem that if I truly
> > wanted to remove all runtime information I'd want to run something along
> > the lines of ldconfig -s.  Am I misreading something?
> It should, otherwise it's a bug in either the manpage or ldconfig.

Alright, assuming I'm not hallucinating I'll file an appropriate bug

> > Also, under what circumstances does -v actually do something?  I can't
> > seem to find a case where -v actually alters the output of ldconfig.
> When it does something. For example, if your cache contains and 
> you installed /usr/local/lib/, then ldconfig -vm /usr/local/lib 
> will print:
> Updating to /usr/local/lib/

Ok, thanks.


Shelby Cain
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