Subject: Re: packages installing shared libraries for loading with dlopen
To: Brook Milligan <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/27/2006 23:11:24
On 10/27/06, Brook Milligan <> wrote:
> I am having trouble with resolving symbols in a shared library created
> by a package I am working on.  The situation is this:
> - package 1:  creates a shared library
> - package 2:  creates a shared library, which is linked
>   against
> - package 3:  tries to load via dlopen(3) and complains
>   about not finding
> All the symbols in are resolved fine as determined by 'ldd
>'.  This is not true for, as ldd complains about
> not finding
> I have tried building with '-Wl,-rpath,<path to

Just to be sure: rpath takes a directory, not a .so file; your message
seems to imply you are doing the latter.

Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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