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From: Albert Chin-A-Young
Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2000 07:49:05 -0500
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On Fri, Sep 29, 2000 at 05:46:01AM -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 29, 2000 at 12:55:37AM -0500, Albert Chin-A-Young wrote:
> >   2. The value of EXTRA_LDFLAGS if --enable-rpath is given for Solaris is:
> >      EXTRA_LDFLAGS="-R ../lib:\$(libdir) $EXTRA_LDFLAGS"
> > 
> >      Is this really a wise thing? I might need some correcting on this but
> ...
> >      I know why ../lib is chosen but I dislike it.
> iirc, the reason why is that it won't link otherwise (yes, it is ugly, but
> given the number of people who try to run the applications without installing
> them, it seems the best solution).  But it is restrictive (doesn't really
> allow rearrangement of the pieces after linking).

Are there any security implications? That's my main concern.

albert chin (address@hidden)

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