[Fedora-packaging] rpaths to libraries in non-standard locations (libperl.so in particular)

Toshio Kuratomi a.badger at gmail.com
Tue Mar 11 01:18:43 UTC 2008

Ville Skyttä wrote:
> On Monday 10 March 2008, 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.
> Agreed.  Some kind of versioned dependency to perl or the library path (but I 
> suppose the latter would cause yum to download filelists) would be a good 
> thing to add so things won't break silently when files are moved around on 
> perl upgrades.
+1 to both the rpath and Ville's suggestion.


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