[lsb-discuss] Thinking about future LSB features

Dallman, John john.dallman at siemens.com
Wed Feb 18 07:26:30 PST 2009


Alan Cox wrote:

> > Oh, well. So much for that idea. Is there any other obvious way
> > to overcome the objections about Motif not being free enough?
> 
> Yes - stop trying to standardise Motif through LSB. Just produce 
> a spec amongst those folks still using Motif for the location/form
> /naming of the Motif package so you can all use the same shared 
> library image.

There are some deadly commercial rivalries in there, sadly.  

> Or just ship it with the app

I had assumed that this approach would be messed up by Linux's 
system of registering system shared libraries. Or is there a way
to have private shared libraries with the same sonames as 
registered ones?

thanks,

-- 
John Dallman
Parasolid Porting Engineer


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