[CentOS] Installing Adaptec Storage Manager - needs libstdc++-libc6.1-1.so.2

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Wed Oct 20 14:07:46 EDT 2010


Peter Crighton wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Oct 2010 17:35:05 +0100, you wrote:
>>On Sat, 16 Oct 2010 18:27:15 +0100, you wrote:
>>>On 16/10/10 18:07, Peter Crighton wrote:
>>>> I'm trying to install the Adaptec Storage Manager for the 21610SA SATA
>>>> RAID controller on Centos 5.5.
>>>ln -s libstdc++-3-libc6.2-2-2.10.0.so libstdc++-libc6.1-1.so.2
<snip>
> Out of interest, I believe that "ln" tells Linux to use one file as
> another (a link) but under what condition is it OK to make the link as
> suggested?

Often, though not always, you can make a symbolic link downwards. Trying
to make a link upwards, that is, from an older release to a newer (ln -s
libwhatever.1 libwhatever.2) most probably won't work, since entry points,
or function names, may have been changed or modified.

        mark



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