On Fri, 7 Apr 2000, Adam and Christine Levin wrote:
> I've got a problem with one of my developers (heh, don't we all :) ).
> Solaris 2.6.
> In /usr/lib, libc.so is a symlink to the correct version of
> libc.so.x[.y]. Well, he's using C++, not C, so he's looking for libC.so
> (capital C). It's there, but there's libC.so.3 and libC.so.5. Naturally,
> we should be using .5, because it's a later version, but why isn't there a
> symlink from libC.so to libC.so.5, and should there be? He's having
> trouble compiling because apparently the compiler is looking for just
> libC.so without a version.
> Any thoughts? I generally use Perl, and if I need a compiled language I
> use C, never C++, so I'm not sure where the trouble is.
One person said I should create the symlink, a couple said they haven't
seen the problem.
Special thanks to Casper Dik <Casper.Dik@holland.sun.com> who hit the nail
on the head. The symlink is already there, in /opt/SUNWspro/lib. The
developer was using /usr/lib directly. Once he changed to using
/opt/SUNWspro/lib, everything was fine.
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