[racket-dev] OT: ld static linking + linux version numbers -> ??

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Wed Aug 31 23:24:31 EDT 2011

Three hours ago, John Clements wrote:
> On Aug 31, 2011, at 5:06 PM, Jon Rafkind wrote:
> > AFAIK to get the .so file you are supposed to install the
> > development versions of the library.
> Ah! Okay, this makes sense. Uh, sort of.

The rationale is that applications need to specify a version number,
so the version-less file is only for developers.  But it's surprising
that you didn't have that file -- not having the dev package means
that you also wouldn't have the header file.

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