[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Only install SLIBNAME_WITH_MAJOR for MinGW

Måns Rullgård mans
Tue Jun 19 03:40:09 CEST 2007

Ramiro Polla <ramiro at lisha.ufsc.br> writes:

> Hello,
> Currently, on MinGW, 3 copies of the shared libraries are made on
> installation. Since Windows doesn't understand symlinks, ln -sf just
> makes copies.
> Attached patch specifies which slib to install, and ignores the links
> on MinGW.

Does this really work?  I was under the impression that the linker
would only search for the unversioned name when linking an app, while
encoding the versioned name as a dependency using something akin to
the DT_SONAME of ELF libs.  I could be wrong though.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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