Re: binary-or-shlib-defines-rpath documentation
Felipe Sateler <email@example.com> writes:
> Charles Fry wrote:
>> I finally found some pseudo-official documentation on this:
>> which confirms what you said:
>> "Currently, the only valid use of this feature in Debian is to add
>> non-standard library path (like /usr/lib/<package>) to libraries that
>> are only intended to be used by the executables (or other libraries)
>> within the package."
> Shouldn't those cases be fixed via LD_LIBRARY_PATH?
No. Basically, you should never use LD_LIBRARY_PATH if you can possibly
help it; it causes a bunch of really obnoxious problems like causing
sub-proceses run by that process to potentially get the wrong libraries.
It's too large of a lever.
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>