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Re: [E-devel] export of LD_LIBRARY_PATH in e_start_main.c

On Sunday, 17 December 2006, at 22:13:05 (-0500),
Mike Frysinger wrote:

> it sounds like you're trying to compensate for people who fucked up
> their install and dont know how to properly do things and thereby
> screwing over correct setups ...
> if you're honestly trying to make this useful instead of pandering
> to misconfiguration, why not utilize ELF RUNPATHs ?  encode both the
> absolute libdir path and/or $ORIGIN/../lib ...

Does anyone else find it ironic that Mike is pointing out a very good
and valid use of RPATH while all the Fedorons have forbid its use
completely?  Score one for Gentoo (or at least the intelligence level
of its developers).


Michael Jennings (a.k.a. KainX)  http://www.kainx.org/  <mej@kainx.org>
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