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Re: Unversioned .so file in /usr/lib vs dh_makeshlibs vs postinst-must-call-ldconfig

Modestas Vainius <modestas@vainius.eu> writes:
> On pirmadienis 23 Lapkritis 2009 23:35:28 Russ Allbery wrote:
>> Debian tries to avoid RPATH used in ways that might break multilib or
>> override local administrator settings, which means we want to avoid
>> RPATH pointing to /usr/lib or to build directories and the like.  But
>> RPATH is the correct solution for finding private libraries in a
>> subdirectory included in the package or built from the same source
>> package.

> Is RUNPATH any better? At least "override local administrator settings"
> should not be a problem with it.

RUNPATH is better in that it doesn't override LD_LIBRARY_PATH.  Hm, I
wonder if we should recommend its use instead of RPATH for that reason,
since it preserves more of the intention of LD_LIBRARY_PATH.

I believe it still has problems for multilib if set to things like

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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