[FFmpeg-user] Link against non-specific .so

Andreas Sommer andreas.sommer87 at googlemail.com
Thu Jan 24 20:16:36 CET 2013

> Am 24.01.2013 18:09, schrieb Andreas Sommer:
>> When I compile the FFmpeg libraries for Android, I get .so files that
>> reference the others with their specific version. For example,
>> libswscale.so contains a reference to libavutil.so.52.
>> How can I change this to reference "libavutil.so" without the suffix?
> why would you want this?
> if the .so number is higher there was a ABI change
> so anything linking dynamically would be broken and has to be recompiled
> without the number all you get is randomly crahsing other
> applications instead a clear error

Makes sense, then I will just copy the lib*.so.XY files directly so that
the references are correct.

But out of curiosity, is there a way to link to the non-specific .so
files? Else they don't need to exist, right? :P

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