Bug 4716 - Incorrect soname for /lib/libdb1.so and /usr/lib/libdb1.so
Incorrect soname for /lib/libdb1.so and /usr/lib/libdb1.so
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: glibc (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Cristian Gafton
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Reported: 1999-08-26 03:42 EDT by ksitze
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-08-27 10:24:40 EDT
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Description ksitze 1999-08-26 03:42:55 EDT
The /usr/lib/libdb1.so library has an incorrect soname
which causes the libdb.so.2 library to be incorrectly
linked into an application.  This interferes with
porting applications using db-1.85 databases (which are
incompatable with the db-2 code in libdb.so.2).

Suggested fix is to pass -h libdb1.so.2 to the linker
in building the library.
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-08-27 10:24:59 EDT
The library for db1 is libdb1.so.2, while the library for db2 is
libdb.so.3. Confusing ain't it :-(

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