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Re: general problem with pkgsrc on 64bit linux

On Mon, Jan 21, 2008 at 10:30:10AM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
>   Well, I think the problem comes from the fact that the guy's Linux system 
> has 
>   3rd party software installed under system directories, like /usr/lib64. So 
>   for example, GTK2 libraries are dumped under /usr/lib64, when pkgsrc tries 
> to 
>   build and link to its own GTK2 libraries, the linker first searches system 
>   directories and tries to link to the wrong libraries.
> This should be ok.  The question IMHO is why is pkgsrc using /usr/lib64
> before /usr/pkg/lib.  If that's fixed, this should work.

It is *not* pkgsrc. A random number of configure scripts do that though.


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