Subject: Re: non /usr/lib libraries
To: Marton Fabo <email@example.com>
From: Daniel Mercer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/01/2002 08:43:15
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I don't make the rules! ;-)
I don't think the problem is having '/usr/pkg/lib' in ld.so.conf,
I think that shared library management through '/etc/ld.so.conf'
is the problem. It is apparently something that was added to the
ELF spec and (according to the FAQ below) has numerous disadvantages...
Take a look:
In pkgsrc, most packages are built to properly pass runtime
path information on to the linker.
Hope this is helpful.
On Thursday, August 1, 2002, at 08:30 AM, Marton Fabo wrote:
>> Adding paths to shared library directories can be
>> done by making entries in /etc/ld.so.conf but, I
>> think that this isn't considered the Right Thing.
> Forgive my ignorance, but why isn't having /usr/pkg/lib in the system
> library path the Right Thing?...
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