Versioning preloader

Christopher Meng cickumqt at
Mon Mar 16 10:26:49 UTC 2015

On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 1:13 PM, Pranav Kant <pranav913 at> wrote:
> I am packaging proxychains-ng[1] which make use of the .so file by its
> preloader only, and is not for any usable development. Hence, the
> upstream maintainer does not want[2] to version this .so file.
> To inhibit the rpmlint's unversioned so file warning, I have currently
> written a patch, and making use of it while packaging. But, I was
> wondering of any other alternatives that we might have here.
> Any ideas ? Or should I stick with the patch ?

Patch it to versioned is wrong beause this software will neither work
nor be dependency-clean. You should put it underneath
/usr/lib%{?__isa_bits}/%{name}, it's the common solution.

Yours sincerely,
Christopher Meng

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