[Fedora-packaging] rpaths to libraries in non-standard locations (libperl.so in particular)
Mary Ellen Foster
mefoster at gmail.com
Wed Mar 12 13:28:15 UTC 2008
On 10/03/2008, Tom spot Callaway <tcallawa at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-03-10 at 16:14 +0100, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> > On Monday, 10 March 2008 at 15:24, Rex Dieter wrote:
> > > > On the other hand, maybe I should be allowed to
> > > > include an rpath in this situation because I really always want to be
> > > > linked to that particular libperl.so
> > >
> > > This is a case where rpath usage is acceptable, imo.
> > I wonder why libperl is not a proper library then. I see that it has no SONAME.
> > Are there any plans upstream to make it a proper library?
> Not that I'm aware of. IMHO, this is a valid rpath exception case.
Does this also hold for Java native packages that need libjava.so and
its friends (which are under /usr/lib/jvm/java/.../$arch/...) ?
Mary Ellen Foster -- http://homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk/mef/
Informatik 6: Robotics and Embedded Systems, Technische Universität München
and ICCS, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh
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