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Date:      Mon, 23 Jul 2007 13:28:48 -0500
From:      CyberLeo Kitsana <>
To:        "Tuc at T-B-O-H.NET" <>
Subject:   Re: Xorg upgrade (wrong library) issue [more info]
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Tuc at T-B-O-H.NET wrote:
> <snip>
> himinbjorg# ldd work/bdftopcf-1.0.1/bdftopcf
> work/bdftopcf-1.0.1/bdftopcf:
> => /usr/X11R6/lib/ (0x28080000)
> => /lib/ (0x280e6000)
> 	WHY when the cc step is stating -L/usr/local/lib is it bring the
> Xfont from /usr/X11R6/lib?

Because /usr/X11R6 is a symlink to /usr/local, and both appear in the
library path hints, so the first one listed gets used when resolving the
library paths at runtime.

(Hint: 'strings /var/run/' and 'ldconfig -r')

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