ANNOUNCE: Xffm release
benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Thu Jun 9 15:29:07 CEST 2005
Edscott Wilson Garcia wrote:
>>Ok, your answer makes it rather clear to me. Just one question; if the
>>libraries are libraries, shouldn't xffm open them with the full name,
>>like libxffm_actions.so.2 instead of libxffm_actions.so?
> Actually both "libxffm_actions.so" and "libxffm_actions.so.2" are just
> symlinks to the real library "libxffm_actions.so.2.0.0". There probably
> is a good reason for this, but I have no idea what it is.
You can add the -module switch to the _LDFLAGS for the given lib to tell
libtool to generate a "loadable module" rather than a "real shared
library". This way libtool will not generate the .so.<major> and
.so.<major>.<minor> files and it'll set the correct SONAME (for a module).
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