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Old 10-21-2004, 02:28 PM   #1
alaios
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Question /sbin/ldconfig


Hi.... I have noticed that the most of the distros at boot time execute the /sbin/ldconfig...
What this commands provide? I think that has something to do with libraries... If we have a system that does not change its software , is it necessary to run ldconfig every time at boot time?
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Old 10-21-2004, 04:46 PM   #2
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basically it just checks to make sure library links are all ok and in the right place with the right headers...basically.

http://www.die.net/doc/linux/man/man8/ldconfig.8.html
 
  


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