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Re: RPATH status



sön 2007-03-11 klockan 11:14 +1100 skrev Andrew Bartlett:

> The reason I ask is that I've been looking at the Fedora DS situation
> (now a package in extras), where every binary is wrapped in a shell
> script to munge the LD_LIBRARY_PATH, which just seems wrong to me. 

Yeah, it would be better to use RPATH.

If a process needs LD_LIBRARY_PATH set, but spawns other processes that
do not need it, it's asking for trouble. (For example, a web browser
that starts a PDF reader.)

/abo


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