Unix Tip: Viewing library dependencies with ldd
By Sandra Henry-Stocker
The use of dynamically linked libraries makes a lot of sense when it comes to keeping system binaries small, but can generate some head-scratching problems when you are trying to install or run software and the required libraries appear to be missing. Let's take a quick look at what dynamic libraries are and how you can work around some of the common problems you might run into that involve their use.
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