[Fedora-packaging] rpaths to libraries in non-standard locations (libperl.so in particular)
Tom "spot" Callaway
tcallawa at redhat.com
Mon Mar 10 15:19:20 UTC 2008
On Mon, 2008-03-10 at 16:14 +0100, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> On Monday, 10 March 2008 at 15:24, Rex Dieter wrote:
> > Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > >In one OCaml package:
> > > BZ: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=434630
> > > spec: http://www.annexia.org/tmp/ocaml/ocaml-perl4caml.spec
> > ...
> > > 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.
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