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Re: Geany: could not load libvte.so



On 20/01/07, Josef Whiter <josef toxicpanda com> wrote:
Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-01-20 at 08:15 -0500, Josef Whiter wrote:
>
>
>>> That geany dlopen()'s libvte.so at run-time, is a bug in geany. It
>>> ought to open the specific libvte.so.9 instead, since it was built
>>> with a specific vte-devel. See "src/vte.c".
>>>
>>>
>>>
>> Hmm, I have vte-devel as a BuildRequires, should I make it a Requires as
>> well to fix this problem or should I actually patch geany to fix this issue?
>>
>>
>
> Requiring a -devel package at runtime is wrong, unless you are a -devel
> package yourself. Patching geany to dlopen the versioned library sounds
> easy enough. Why does it have to dlopen vte anyway, instead of just
> linking against it ?
>
>
Beats me, I will go through and make it so it doesn't do the dlopen and
rebuild and then send the patch upstream.  Thanks much for reporting this,


Meanwhile, as a workaround without either installing vte-devel or
making a symlink,

geany --vte-lib /usr/lib/libvte.so.9

--
Mark Knoop


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