Doubt with shared libraries files

Florian Diesch diesch at spamfence.net
Sat Mar 24 01:03:27 UTC 2007


Robe <robe at prodal.telemar.cu> wrote:

> Why the file "/usr/lib/libelf.so" has in its properties the type "link
> to shared library". It isn't a shared library?
>
> What's exactly a "link to a shared library"?

A link is a special kind of file that doesn't contain real data but
just points to another file.


   Florian
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