Using the 'readlink' command

Randy McMurchy randy at
Sat Oct 11 06:07:11 PDT 2008

DJ Lucas wrote:
> Randy McMurchy wrote:
>> I used the readlink command in the Udev instructions to move
>> the .so files to /usr/lib as they are initially installed in
>> /lib. Credit Dan Nicholson for the initial work on this change.
>> This was started in BLFS and I believe it to be the right
>> direction to go.
> Wait, which libs?  I haven't got a chance to look at a finished system.  Are any of those libs used when udev starts?  If so, then the situation is easy, the libraries cannot be moved.  Simple test case:

Um, DJ, I was speaking of the .so files, not the actual libraries.

.so files belong in /usr/lib, just like .la and .a files.

The point being is that I used a different method to recreate
them in /usr/lib and I'm trying to see if the community approves
of it.


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