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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