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

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Tue Mar 11 11:02:23 UTC 2008

On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 10:05:56AM +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 11:40:54PM +0200, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> > 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.
> Yes ... This week's upgrade to Perl 5.10 should have broken the
> dependency for ocaml-perl4caml.  I'll rebuild it anyway and add a
> dependency.  Not sure whether to use MODULE_COMPAT:

Actually that doesn't work.  The best I could come up with was to
depend on the path of the rpath'd library.


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