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Re: [libvirt PATCH 1/2] meson: Introduce rpath option



On Wed, 2020-08-19 at 11:27 +0100, Daniel P. Berrangé wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 19, 2020 at 12:18:07PM +0200, Andrea Bolognani wrote:
> > Given the above I'm not actually sure whether there even is a
> > valid usecase for RPATH, but I will openly admit I don't
> > understand the problem space well enough to pass judgement. So,
> > assuming there are scenarios where we want RPATH information to
> > be present, our only course of action is making its inclusion
> > configurable, just like it was with autotools.
> 
> I'd like us to query whether we really want rpath at all.
> 
> I've looked at various other apps using Meson. Out of glib,
> networkmanager, systemd, and gtk, only systemd sets install_rpath
> and that's on its binaries.
> 
> So I think we could likely simplify by dropping the install_rpath
> rules.

That was my thought as well, but I figured I would act conservatively
and try to preserve the current behavior. I'll post an alternative
patch getting rid of RPATH altogether.

-- 
Andrea Bolognani / Red Hat / Virtualization


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