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Bug 251410 - libtcl8.4.so lacks an SONAME record
libtcl8.4.so lacks an SONAME record
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: tcl (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Marcela Mašláňová
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-08-08 15:46 EDT by Stepan Kasal
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-08-09 04:23:19 EDT
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Description Stepan Kasal 2007-08-08 15:46:34 EDT
In tcl-8.4.15-1.fc8, libtcl8.4.so contains no SONAME record.  Run
  objdump -p /usr/lib/libtcl8.4.so | grep SONAME
to verify this.

This implies that incorrect library name will be recorded in the NEEDED fiels of
 executables linked against this library.
The library is typically found through the symlink /usr/lib/libtcl.so, thus the
resulting binary has "NEEDED libtcl.so".
This info is picked by find-provides, so one of the symptoms is a broken require
in the resulting rpm.
See http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2007-August/msg00471.html
for an example.

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