Case history: Installing libstdc++ on i686-pc-linux-gnu (Red Hat)

Alexandre Oliva
Tue Mar 28 12:44:00 GMT 2000

On Mar 27, 2000, Avi Green <> wrote:

> p.s.  After I installed v3, I found that
> /usr/lib/ had been removed.  I couldn't find
> any reference to that file in the v3 source tree, but it could have
> been wiped by one of the 2.95.2 RPMs.

You should certainly arrange for this file not to be removed, even if
you upgrade libstdc++.  Did you upgrade libstdc++ using RPM?  There
must be a way to arrange for it to upgrade a package without removing
the previous version's libraries.

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