Locating shared libraries
simonmarhaskell at gmail.com
Thu Jun 14 06:08:48 EDT 2007
Bryan O'Sullivan wrote:
> Rich Neswold wrote:
>> Actually, Haskell libraries ought to be placed in /usr/local/lib (or
>> /usr/pkg/lib for systems that use the Package System:
> They should go in $(libdir), as Simon suggests. If a particular OS
> wants to override libdir to put them somewhere else, that's then easy to
> Stefan is also correct that the version of GHC used should be cooked
> into the name of the shared library. So a library named foo would be
> installed as libfoo-ghc661.so.1, or something similar (using the soname
> would work too).
Good point - we should definitely do that.
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