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Re: Shared library defines a RPATH

I demand that Brian May may or may not have written...

> On Sat, Jul 27, 2002 at 10:21:17PM +0200, Mikael Hedin wrote:
>> See ogle eg.  There are 9 small executables in /usr/lib/ogle, and they all
>> use 2 shared libs in the same dir.  They use rpath, and I think it's
>> appropriate.

> Use a wrapper script that sets LD_LIBRARY_PATH?

This is good unless the binary in question needs to be setuid or setgid, e.g.
because it - or a plugin, perhaps - uses svgalib or wants fb access... would
you then be prepared to accept use of rpath?

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