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Re: [Libguestfs] hivex: Bug: RPATH in Perl SO



On Sat, Apr 03, 2010 at 08:39:35AM +0100, TJ wrote:
> Whilst cleaning up the lintian reports in preparation for the
> Debian/Ubuntu hivex package one of the issues is:
> 
> E: libhivex-perl: binary-or-shlib-defines-rpath
> ./usr/lib/perl/5.10.1/auto/Win/Hivex/Hivex.so
> /tmp/buildd/hivex-1.2.1/perl/../lib/.libs
> 
> I've temporarily dealt with this by using chrpath in the build and a
> rule to delete the RPATH from "auto/Win/Hivex/Hivex.so".
> 
> I wonder if this is an oversight since it is non-portable and refers to
> a build-time location? There are some helpful notes about this at:
> 
> http://wiki.debian.org/RpathIssue

Well it certainly looks like a bug.  If you have a suggested patch I'd
be interested to see it (preferably one which works optionally with
chrpath so we don't have to add it as a hard dependency).

Rich.

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