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Installing Libraries

Posted on 1998-12-02
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Hi,
How do you install a library properly?
Just make it and put it in /usr/lib or /usr/local/lib ?
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Gimp is broken when I do that
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Yes, just put it in /usr/lib (saving an older version before ;-)
If it is a shared library, it may reside anywhere, and you just have to set LD_LIBRARY_PATH properly for the desired application.
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ok,
Thanks ahoffman
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