Bug#72140: Setting up libraries too slow
Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Sounds like your university has a broken setup. If it users libraries
> in non-standard paths it should either add those to /etc/ld.so.conf,
> or use -rpath when compiling the apps that use them.o
It's just overgrown, and most software is installed ad hoc. You need to
set up a lot of environment variables to get things running.
> As already said, setting an environment is simply not an option.
I haven't been able to find such a remark about environment variables
in this thread, but I assume that it is not an option because all packages
would have to be modified, etc.
Perhaps there's a clean way to use environment variables, what do you think?
Eray (exa) Ozkural
Comp. Sci. Dept., Bilkent University, Ankara