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Re: RPATH status



On Fri, Mar 09, 2007 at 11:58:57AM -0500, Christopher Aillon wrote:
> Miroslav Lichvar wrote:
> >I've noticed that there are still many binaries in /usr/bin that have
> >RPATH hardcoded in them.
> 
> 
> >  3 /usr/lib64/firefox-2.0.0.2
> 
> Some of them are intentional, such as the above.  It's either rpath or 
> munging LD_LIBRARY_PATH at startup if you want a working firefox.

BTW, the current packaging guidelines don't permit rpath at all and
suggest to put a config in /etc/ld.so.conf.d/, but that doesn't look
right in this case. I guess rpath for plugins/modules should be
allowed.

-- 
Miroslav Lichvar


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