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Re: Wrappers don't transform @file syntax

* On 2020-01-17 at 10:02 GMT, Patrick Welche wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 15, 2020 at 03:42:17PM +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > Please do not use $ORIGIN. It's a constant source of issues.
> My view is that the indescriminate removal of $ORIGIN at several stages
> of cwrappers operation is a constant source of issues.

It's very important to consider the context of when issues will arise
when debating $ORIGIN.

We've chosen to ensure that the issues are exposed at build time, in a
controlled environment, where a solution can be found that may take a
little longer, but will ensure that once fixed we can have confidence
that the binaries will function correctly and in an orderly manner
without being affected by changes to the environment.

Allowing $ORIGIN moves the exposure to run time.  In production.  When
something is going wrong that you're struggling to figure out, the
site is down, and customers are screaming at you to get things up and
running again.

I know which I'd prefer.

Jonathan Perkin  -  Joyent, Inc.  -

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