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Re: [PATCH] Fixing the subtle python PLIST breakage on installing with an older version present

On Apr 10, 2019, at 10:10 AM, Dr. Thomas Orgis <> wrote:

To clarify/repeat: This is not just an upstream bug. Upstream has
machinery in place to force --enable-new-dtags (RUNPATH usage, hence
LD_LIBRARY_PATH effective during install phase) regardless of the
default linker setup on the sytem. Pkgsrc carries a patch that
_disables_ that. Hence my patch is needed to fix the install in the
case of RPATH semantics (LD_LIBRARY_PATH not in effect) on the host

So this really fixes a bug in pkgsrc with the incomplete patching.

Unaware of this nuanced discussion, I committed a slightly different fix to pkgsrc’s Pythons yesterday:

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