[arch-dev-public] [signoff] libgcrypt 1.4.5-2

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Tue May 11 08:43:41 EDT 2010

On Tue, 2010-05-11 at 14:31 +0200, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> Am 11.05.2010 14:24, schrieb Jan de Groot:
> > On Mon, 2010-05-10 at 23:17 +0200, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> >> This moves the shared library from /usr/lib to /lib, so that dynamically
> >> linked cryptsetup works before /usr is mounted.
> >>
> > 
> > libgcrypt.so is in both /lib and /usr/lib. IMHO there should be only
> > a .so in /usr/lib, not /lib.
> Hm, does it matter? We did the same for popt and libgpg-error - and all
> other libraries I moved to /lib manually so far. The way I did it, it is
> simpler in the PKGBUILD, as you only move libfoo.so* to /lib and then
> symlink the .so file - you don't have to know the library version here.
> The only thing that is really necessary is this: You must have the .so
> in /usr/lib, otherwise the .a will be used and gcc/ld will always link
> the library statically.

It doesn't harm I think, but why would my /lib looks like symlink-heaven
if there's no need to?

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