How forbidden is RPATH?

Toshio Kuratomi toshio at
Sun Apr 30 20:51:42 UTC 2006

On Sun, 2006-04-30 at 10:39 +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> On Sat, 29 Apr 2006 23:08:33 -0700, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> > lpthread -ldl /usr/lib64/ -lldap -llber /usr/lib64/ /usr/lib64/ -Wl,--rpath -Wl,/usr/lib64
> > 
> > It's being added into the link line by libtool.  Here's how to get rid
> > of it::
> >   make LIBTOOL=/usr/bin/libtool
> > 
> > I've updated the wiki page to reflect that this may sometimes be the
> > best way to pass the LIBTOOL line into the build.
> Actually, it's quite the opposite. It's a crude hack, which
> may result in unexpected side-effects when the other generated
> libtool/automake files become too different from the enforced
> /usr/bin/libtool
Yes -- a poor choice of words on my part. Best as in "it works when
other things fail" not best as in "best practice".  I think my update of
the wiki was okay, though.

Page in question:

One thing... I haven't checked any of the other packages that require
setting LIBTOOL so I don't know if the first recomendation "export
LIBTOOL=libtool" is extraneous or not.

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