how to check which .so is belong to which package

Posted on 2011-04-27
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
hi all,

rpm package generate .so exchanges after installing rpm packages.  Can you tell me what command I need to use to check which .so is belong to which rpm.
What is .so stand for?

Question by:uknet80
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    rpm -qf /full/path/name/of/the/file

    will show you to which package file belongs.

    .so stands for "shared object" and files with .so extension are shared libraries
    in Linux (similar to .dll files in Windows)

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