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Re: RPATH status



Enrico Scholz wrote:
> Back references (/..) should be avoided there because they will break
> when binary is in a symlinked path. E.g. with
> 
> | /usr/bin   -> /vol1/usr/bin
> | /usr/lib64 -> /vol2/usr/lib64
> 
> the RPATH above would be resolved to /vol1/usr/lib64/...

If you create such situations it's your own fault.  $ORIGIN is meant to
be used with back references so stop spreading nonsense like this.
There are certain things, like keeping bin and lib{,64}, which not only
make sense but really are the only solution which makes sense.

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➧ Ulrich Drepper ➧ Red Hat, Inc. ➧ 444 Castro St ➧ Mountain View, CA ❖

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