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Bug 163268 - No symlink
Summary: No symlink
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: openal
Version: 4
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Phillip Compton
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-07-14 17:38 UTC by Kenneth Porter
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-07-14 21:32:23 UTC

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Description Kenneth Porter 2005-07-14 17:38:45 UTC
I'm trying to bring up a game based on the Garage Games Torque Game Engine
(TGE). ( It attempts to dlopen /usr/lib/
which is not present in openal-0.0-0.4.20040726. Adding the symlink allows it to
get further.

Comment 1 Michael Schwendt 2005-07-14 19:50:08 UTC
Not a bug. The symlink is in the openal-devel package where it belongs. The game
must not dlopen it, but instead.

Comment 2 Kenneth Porter 2005-07-14 20:37:59 UTC
Where can I found out more about the semantics of the version number encoded in
the filename? I was unaware of this rule and haven't come across it any

Comment 3 Kenneth Porter 2005-07-14 21:32:23 UTC
Answering my own question, I found the required info in the GCC HOWTO Linking
section, which can be found here:

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