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Re: PATCH: ldconfig.c considers ld.so.conf entries before /lib,/usr/lib
On Thu, Aug 30, 2001 at 10:15:50AM +0200, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> If libblas.so from Atlas is that much better, I don't see the point why you
> just don't package it up separately as standard libblas.so.
Portability: It doesn't compile everywhere. Size: It's hyge. Flexibility.
> Also, if you place it under say /usr/lib/`uname -m`/libblas.so, ldconfig
> will pick it up in the cache as architecture optimized and thus ld.so will
> pick it up preferably to /usr/lib/libblas.so.
There is still too much difference between different kinds of, say, i686. We
currently prefer to differentiate between p3, p4 and athlon.