[oe] need help with "Couldn't find shared library provider for ..."

Mark Butsch mbutsch at syntech-fuelmaster.com
Thu Mar 18 17:36:15 UTC 2010

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> From: openembedded-devel-bounces at lists.openembedded.org [mailto:openembedded-devel-bounces at lists.openembedded.org] On Behalf Of > Mark Butsch
> Sent: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 4:38 PM
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> Subject: [oe] need help with "Couldn't find shared library provider for ..."
> Hello,
> I am getting the following Note when building my code:
> NOTE: Running task 469 of 474 (ID: 10, /home/ad/mbutsch/phytec-mx27/com.syntech/recipes/aposd-ecd/aposd-ecd.bb, do_qa_staging)
> NOTE: Couldn't find shared library provider for libfipscrypto.so
> I googled for this and the suggestions where to include a "PROVIDES =" in my recipe, but that doesn't make the Note go away.
> Can anyone provide me with the magic words to put in my recipe?
> Thanks,
> Mark

I fixed it myself. Learned some stuff about bitbake and OE in the process.

The problem was that "-Wl,-soname=" was not being set, so the file wasn't added to the list of shared libraries provided.

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