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Re: libcdk.so.6.2.4 symlink not installed by make install

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: libcdk.so.6.2.4 symlink not installed by make install
Date: Fri, 1 Mar 2019 16:28:17 -0500
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On Fri, Mar 01, 2019 at 05:43:06PM +0000, Brownridge, Tom wrote:
> Hi,
> Although configuring and building with --make-shared creates the symlink
> libsdk.so.6.2.4, make install doesn't install it.  Is this a bug?

perhaps - but the RPMs I made (Fedora, Mageia, SUSE) have the link.
Ditto for the DEBs.
> I'm using centos7, and ran the following:
> ../cdk-5.0-20190224/configure --srcdir=../cdk-5.0-20190224 --with-shared

perhaps the relative path is the problem (for rpms and deb's, I'm
building in a -- temporary -- source-tree).

> make
> sudo make install
> I then went back and built/ran the demos and got "libcdk.so.6.2.4: cannot 
> open shared object file"
> I looked back at the install log and top Makefile and it seems install copies 
> libcdk.so.5.0 but not the symlink libcdk.so.6.2.4, which my compiler happily 
> found and linked to.
> As an investigation step, I created the symlink and set LD_LIBRARY_PATH and 
> the application ran:
> sudo ln -s /usr/local/lib/libcdk.so.5.0 /usr/local/lib/libcdk.so.6.2.4
> export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/lib
> ./clock
> Sincerely,
> Tom Brownridge
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