Subject: Re: upgrading openssl - LD_LIBRARY_PATH / LIBPATH
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <email@example.com>
Date: 07/10/2005 13:56:09
On Sun, Jul 10, 2005 at 01:08:46PM +0200, Robert Cates wrote:
> when installing NetBSD you have /usr/bin, /usr/sbin, /usr/lib, etc., and
> then later when you install packages, whether precompiled or from pkgsrc,
> the software gets installed in /usr/pkg/bin, /usr/pkg/sbin, /usr/pkg/lib,
> etc.. Isn't it possible to set a path/variable so that when compiling
> packages it uses the updated (newer version) libraries in /usr/pkg/lib (for
> example)? Shouldn't that be automatically set, especially since the
> default when installing additional software puts everything under /usr/pkg ?
This is the difference between "builtins" and normal packages. You just
have to tell pkgsrc to not use the system library (USE_BUILTIN.pkg = no ?).