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Re: shared libs in /usr/X11R6/lib/

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: shared libs in /usr/X11R6/lib/
Date: Wed, 6 Mar 2002 18:40:53 +0100
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On Wed, Mar 06, 2002 at 06:06:41PM +0100, Christian Lynbech wrote:
> The problem is easily fixed by setting LD_LIBRARY_PATH appropriately,
> but I suspect there is a better way.

No, currently not, sorry.  This has been discussed before, with listing all
possible future solutions.  Please browse the list archive of the
debian-hurd mailing list (mmh.

> The directory /usr/X11R6/lib/ is
> listed in /etc/ but it does not appear to have any effect. is a linuxism.  We stick with the ELF standard, which says RPATH
is the way to go, which unfortunately violates Debian policy.  The upcoming
ELF standard will have RUNPATH which we can use, but it is not yet supported
by binutils.


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Marcus Brinkmann              GNU

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