Re: LD_LIBRARY_PATH causes problems in hamm distribution
On Wed, 12 Nov 1997, Jameson Burt wrote:
: After upgrading ldso, libc6 and several other packages, several packages
: failed to work, responding "segmentation violation",
: xv, xfig, xephem
: The cause of this was my setting of LD_LIBRARY_PATH in .bashrc.
: I had used this setting with no problems for a year under rex and bo.
: To correct this, I tried many combinations of paths in LD_LIBRARY_PATH,
: including those in /etc/ld.so.conf. I could never get all packages to work
: with any LD_LIBRARY_PATH. I could get xv and xfig to work, but then vim would
: respond "caught deadly signal SEGV".
: The file /etc/ld.so.conf seems to do properly what LD_LIBRARY_PATH did.
: I presume we should NO longer use the environment variable LD_LIBRARY_PATH.
What LD_LIBRARY_PATH's did you try?
I never experience any problems with it. Make sure those programs get their
libraries loaded from the correct directory (find out with ldd).
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