Subject: Re: Problems with latest snapshot.
To: Feico Dillema <email@example.com>
From: Steve M. Acheson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/24/1997 10:03:03
> First, I recompiled `xpm' and `fvwm'. Compilation went fine, but executing
> fvwm results in something like `Cannot find shared object libXsomething.so.x'
> (a shared lib present in /usr/X11R6/lib). I thought a `ldconfig /usr/X11R6/lib'
> might help here, but `ldconfig' had disappeared from my system. I checked
> the `bin.tar.gz' tarball and could not find it there either. I have no
> clue where `ldconfig' went, and am not even sure whether it should be there
> (Yes, sanity seems to slip away from me after this weekend). Could you
> please enlighten me on this one? Thanks.
I saw this also, and put -rpath into the EXTRA_LOAD_FLAGS and SHLIBLDFLAGS
variables (under fvwm) which forces the full path to the lib into the binary
for the ld.so to load at run time.
I also seem to remember playing with the LD_RUN_PATH variable too.