Subject: Re: Use of /etc/ and LD_LIBRARY_PATH
To: Martti Kuparinen <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/01/2005 21:32:30
On Thu, 1 Dec 2005, Martti Kuparinen wrote:
> And now the question: do you guys have any other arguments why the
> current behavious (/etc/ or LD_LIBRARY_PATH) is evil and it's
> really a good idea to use "-Wl,-rpath $(libdir)" like we do in pkgsrc? needs root acces to change,
and LD_LIBRARY_PATH needs to be set by every user on a system,
plus affects also programs under all emulations, e.g.Linux programs will 
act up.

  - Hubert