About that eeevil library naming decision...

David Laight david at l8s.co.uk
Tue Feb 26 02:46:40 CST 2002

On Mon, Feb 25, 2002 at 11:47:31AM -0800, Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> Andreas Mohr <andi at rhlx01.fht-esslingen.de> writes:
> > Maybe we should use libwinecore_XXX.so and libwinedll_XXX.so for the
> > naming scheme. That'd be pretty reasonable and cleaner/better than
> > the current approach IMHO, as it'd clearly separate core/dll functionality
> > in a good way.
> The separation will be done by putting dlls in a separate directory
> (usually /usr/lib/wine) which is a lot cleaner than creating 150 files
> in /usr/lib, no matter how they are named.

Presumably there is no reason not to give these files a different
suffix as well?  Then there will be even less confusion :-)

I presume that if an ELF file has a 'needed' entry of "wine/xyz.abc"
the dynamic linker will correctly locate the dependant library.
But for most of wine, they are not ELF and wine does all the
loading anyway.


David Laight: david at l8s.co.uk

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