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Re: Shouldn't make install run ldconfig?

From: jdh
Subject: Re: Shouldn't make install run ldconfig?
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 09:12:16 -0700

I agree that it'd be good for ldconfig to be done automatically.
I ran into the same problem about half a year ago when I ran into the MH, mail 
handling program and they wouldn't work with emacs.  I can imagine future users 
running into the same problem.


Ken Olum <address@hidden> wrote:

>    From: Sergey Poznyakoff <address@hidden>
>    Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 10:15:14 +0200
>    That's system-dependent, so I don't think it should.
> Isn't this the kind of thing that is handled by "configure"?  In fact
> there's a lot of discussion of ldconfig in configure, but I don't know
> how it works.
> The problem the way things are now is that there's an extra step to
> getting the installed software working, and no way to know that you have
> to take it.  Like most packages you just use the generic INSTALL
> instructions, which don't mention this extra step.  I haven't had to do
> it before, so I think most packages are handling this for the user.
>                                         Ken

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