Bug 49159 - Xfree86-compat-libs-4.0.3-2 is missing libXv.so
Summary: Xfree86-compat-libs-4.0.3-2 is missing libXv.so
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
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Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86   
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Version: 1.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Mike A. Harris
QA Contact: David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-07-16 10:49 UTC by Olivier Baudron
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:34 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-07-16 13:27:07 UTC
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Description Olivier Baudron 2001-07-16 10:49:33 UTC
In /usr/X11R6/lib/ there should be a link:
libXv.so -> libXv.so.1

This is required for several programs, such as xine.

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2001-07-16 13:27:02 UTC
That's intentional. The interface is not stable, so it shouldn't be a shared
library yet (this is at the request of the XFree86 people....)

Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2001-07-16 23:31:21 UTC
Yes, as Bill says, it is very much intentional.  If xine requires
shared libXv, then xine is broken.  The xine people should be informed
that their software is building against non-standard shared libraries.

The shared libs are only present in rawhide now for backwards compatibility
with previous binaries.  They are *not* there to be linked against by new
applications.


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