ldconfig vs f8 ????
maximilianbianco at gmail.com
Thu May 1 19:50:55 UTC 2008
On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 3:14 PM, Gene Heskett <gene.heskett at verizon.net> wrote:
> On Wednesday 30 April 2008, Todd Zullinger wrote:
> >Gene Heskett wrote:
> >> Greetings;
> >> Can anyone explain the reason why F8, by default, does not include
> >> /usr/local/lib in its working pathlist?
> >Because nothing in Fedora uses /usr/local/lib.
> >> I just had to add another file naming it in /etc/ld.so.conf.d
> >Your fingers must be sore after all that typing. ;-)
> >> I don't recall ever having to do that in any previous incarnations
> >> of fedora, it was always there.
> >I don't recall it being there in any Fedora release. It's not in F7
> >that I can see. What makes you say it is? What file(s) is it
> >included in?
> I was trying to build pfmon for the 2.6.25 kernel, and by default, it put all
> the libraries in /usr/local exactly as any good tarball install should do.
> But when I built the kernel and rebooted to it and then tried to build the
> utility itself, its Makefile included the correct links to allow it to build.
> But the installed build could not then find its libraries because the path to
> them was not in the working pathlist for ldconfig. That seems almost like an
> immature attempt at vendor lock in to me and leaves a bad taste.
> I added it, but now I seem to be lost in a shimmering cloud of acronyms as it
> now says the PMU in my machine is not supported. No mention of it in any of
> the Makefiles for pfmon. I'm assuming its a memory manager. And as this
> board has run relatively well for about 4 years now, I have to assume that
> the AMD XP-2800 & NForce2 chipset it uses does have such a beastie.
> So what exactly is a PMU?
Google says its either the Progressive Muslim Union or Power
Management Unit.....i don't know which way to go on this one....
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