[fpc-pascal] Re: linux: shouldwehard-codeversionedorunversionedshared libraries in our apps?

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Thu Aug 16 19:41:44 CEST 2012

On Thu, 16 Aug 2012, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:

> On 16 August 2012 17:33, Jonas Maebe <jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be> wrote:
>>> My plan (for linux) was:
>>> Search fbclient.so search fbclient.so.2 (2.x series of firebird)
>>> search fbclient.so.1 (1.x series of Firebird) if the library name has not been specified.
>> fbclient.so should not be searched. It could point to anything, including versions of the library not supported by the unit.
> @Michael
> I have to agree with Jonas here. The unversioned symlink is potential
> trouble. Other than that, your solution sounds fine.

Potential trouble ? After we have been loading it for the past 10 years ? 
Let's not get carried away...

I will not add it, but only so you guys would sleep easier, 
not because I think there is any real danger involved :-)


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