> and put them in my home directory. i don't have root, and i want to be able
> to use this from any linux lab machine (there are 200). so, in a nutshell,
> how do i make sure these are looked for before the system-wide libs by ld or
> whatever? i'm hoping i just have to stick a path into some shell variable.
>Well I'm sure someone else may give a better explaination of how these
things work ...
add you lib dir to LD_LIBRARY_PATH, and it will loads yours libs before
the system ones ...
> actually a little bit of an explanation about how this (library
> loading/linking) works would be *really* nice, but i don't want to push my
> luck. it's probably relatively simple though.
>> coding in java all the time does nothing for your knowledge of unix/libc.
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> Computer Science Undergraduate, University College Cork
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