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RE: Two questions about policy

On Tue, 3 Oct 2000, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:

> > 1. I see no mention on rpath in the policy manual (grepping through all the
> > .html files) yet lintian issues a warning about it. I'm asking because I'm
> > packaging something that uses rpath heavily.

> rpath hardcodes an item's location.  If this item later moves, everything using
> it gets confused.  rpath is generally frowned upon.

rpath adds additional path elements to the search list. Libraries are
still found in the standard directories.


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