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Re: Updates from 3.20 to 3.23

From: Gary E. Miller
Subject: Re: Updates from 3.20 to 3.23
Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 22:45:49 -0700

Yo Charles!

On Fri, 24 Sep 2021 15:19:45 -0600
Charles Curley <> wrote:

> > Only on those operating systems that use ldconfig, and only when run
> > as root.  
> A non-root user won't be installing libraries (i.e. copying them to
> where the system wants them and looks for them). For that reason, and
> to run it only when necessary, I'd put it right after those copy
> instructions. However, my lack of python-fu and scons-fu preclude me
> even from finding that location.

But how do yoo know when it is neccessary?  Gentoo has ldconfig, but
I have not run ldconfig in years.

> So at this point, my inclination is to not pursue it.

As a start, document which systems need it.  I'm surprised that any
still do.

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