Commands

  • A program that contains references to external, shared libraries is dynamically linked at runtime by the dynamic linker, ld.so.

  • New locations for shared libraries can be added to the LD_LIBRARY_PATH variable. As an alternative, the locations can be added to /etc/ld.so.conf, which lists library file directories. After this, you must run /sbin/ldconfig to translate this file into the binary index /etc/ld.so.cache.

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