[fpc-pascal]Missing libpanel.a Library after a SuSE 7.1 Update

Jonas jonas at zeus.rug.ac.be
Mon Mar 12 13:51:13 CET 2001

On Monday, March 12, 2001, at 12:24 PM, Stefan Becker wrote:

> I Updated my Linux Server on the weekend (from SuSE 7.0 --> 7.1) 
> and noticed that some of my programms were not compliling 
> anymore.  A backup shows that the library 
> "/usr/lib/libpanel.a" 
> was removed with the update! 
> yet "/usr/lib/libpanel.so.4" and 
>  "/usr/lib/libpanel.so.5" are there. 
> These librarys doesn't work! 

That's because *.so are shared libraries, while *.a are static libraries. In addition, for one of those shared libraries to be found, you will have to symlink one of them to /usr/lib/libpanel.so (which one depends on which version you want to use)


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