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Re: how to handle hard coded library paths?

On 22/08/11 at 19:46 +0530, Praveen A wrote:
> [I have joined this list now]
> cutest binary is looking for library files in /usr/lib/
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?msg=10;bug=638829
> Is there any standard way of fixing this? I'm new to ruby packaging
> and I could not find anything at
> http://wiki.debian.org/Teams/Ruby/Packaging#Handling_of_shebangs
> I manually edited /usr/bin/cutest to check it and it works.

yes, that's a bug in the upstream source. You can fix it with a
debian-specific patch (to push upstream).

The correct way to fix that is usually to do something like:

$:.unshift File.join(File.dirname(__FILE__), '..', 'lib')
require 'foo'
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