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I can't say I understand what a "statically linked dynamic library", nor do I know anything about signatures contained in libraries (sounds interesting though: does this mean the linker is able to check for type mismatches in arguments and return types at link time? ELF definitely does not have such a feature.) so this answer will not be from a comparative ...


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You need to instruct your system where to find dynamic libraries. System-wide directories like /usr/lib are in the default search path for dynamic libraries, but if you want to add custom directories, you need to declare them by listing them in the environment variable LD_LIBRARY_PATH. This is a colon-separated list of directories, like PATH. export ...


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Update Just noticed the superuser comment. You can still try the link command without being root. There is the chance that the permissions for that folder will still allow you. If it fails then you will need to contact your SysAdmin for help. Where the application is looking for the library, the symlink doesn't exist. Try this (while root): ln -sf ...



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