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Re: Pkgsrc on linux, defective by design ?

Joerg Sonnenberger <> writes:

> On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 04:53:29PM +0200, Youssef Ghorbal wrote:
>>      Appending of -L/usr/lib64 will alwas lead to linking against
>> native libs when they are present on the system which not always
>> desired.
> Sadly there is not much we can do it. If the infrastructure doesn't
> add it for the sake of some dependencies with builtin magic, many
> programs will do so to be helpful. The design breakage is actually
> with the GNU folks when they decided to add another system location,
> but didn't handle it like /usr/lib. /usr/lib is special as it will
> practically be dropped.

There has to be some approach that would help.  Linux / Centos is a very
popular platform, it would be a shame to declare that pkgsrc won't work
there because of this one issue.


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