Subject: Re: X library path, etc.
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
Date: 01/14/2002 18:35:56
In message <Pine.NEB.firstname.lastname@example.org>, "Jare
d D. McNeill" writes:
>Here's one big problem with having these paths in ld.so.conf:
> I have the following files:
> I have two applications, 'PackageManager' and 'GtkSushi'. The former
> requires the first library, and the latter requires the X11R6 one. If we
> have these paths in ld.so.conf, both will use the same ("first match")
> and one of them will lose.
Won't they use -Wl,-Rpath, since they care? I assume that "-Wl,-Rpath" is put
in front of the ld.so.conf path, so at worst, we have one or two programs
which *still* need the option - but *HUNDREDS* which don't!
Meanwhile, how many such library name clashes do we actually have? Any?