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Re: Dynamic linking to specific .so versions


Lluís Batlle wrote:

> I understand the purpose. But why not ".so.X.Y"? Is it hardcoded this
> way, based on the: "equal major version means API compatibility" ?

It's only hardcoded to the extent that when the shared library was
created the author specified what its SONAME would be and the linker
just records that.  See readelf -d.

Brian


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