Subject: Re: NetBSD packages and LD_LIBRARY_PATH
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/27/2005 15:38:48
On Thu, Oct 27, 2005 at 09:16:33AM -0400, Todd Vierling wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Oct 2005, Hauke Fath wrote:
> > Since NetBSD considers LD_LIBRARY_PATH deprecated for ELF binaries:
> It is deprecated, but a very importantly supported feature.  There are
> reasons to set it, not the least of which is to test libraries in
> non-installed state (libtool, among others, depends on this ability).

Could this possibly enable us to build libraries and dependant packages in
a subdir != ${PREFIX}, without actually installing anything?