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Re: pkg/45256: lang/gcc46 not working properly on Solaris

The following reply was made to PR pkg/45256; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: "Filip Hajny" <>
To: =?iso-8859-1?Q?J=F6rn_Clausen?= <>
Cc: <>,
Subject: Re: pkg/45256: lang/gcc46 not working properly on Solaris
Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2011 21:57:19 +0200

 On 19. 8. 2011, at 16:00, J=F6rn Clausen wrote:
 > The shared libraries found in lang/gcc46 itself (e.g. libstdc++, libgomp,=
  ...) are still broken. They depend on libgcc_s, but don't contain any runp=
 ath information at all. So software using any of these features will not wo=
 I've hit this some time ago when I started playing with GCC 4.4 on Solaris.=
  I don't remember exactly, but I have a faint memory the conversations that=
  I found back then were along the line of "RPATH is evil - It is not! - It =
 is, you might need to move the libs one day. - So let's use $ORIGIN. - Rubb=
 ish!" At the end, I opted for including the GCC lib path in crle, which see=
 med easier than messing with the GCC specs.
 I never investigated how this is dealt with on other platforms, but I think=
  the fact that runpath is inherited with each link (rather than reset clean=
  as on Solaris) may play its role?

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