[Ecls-list] Maxima + ECL status

Robert Dodier robert.dodier at gmail.com
Wed Dec 17 15:45:01 UTC 2008

On 12/17/08, Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll
<juanjose.garciaripoll at googlemail.com> wrote:

> ECL has to find its own library. If LD_LIBRARY_FLAG is not set to a
>  location where libecl.so resides, then ECL will fail to start. -rpath
>  solves this by encoding the location of the library.

Right, I threw in the LDFLAGS to make LD_LIBRARY_PATH unnecessary.

>  > By the way, I found it necessary to supply LDFLAGS=-Wl,-rpath=/usr/local/lib
>  > when building ECL itself.
> If ECL depends on libraries which are located there, then this flag
>  may help. Otherwise, it should not be required to build ECL. Am I
>  wrong?

Same goal here, to make LD_LIBRARY_PATH unnecessary.

> Just downloaded Maxima and seems to build with the latest git sources.
>  I only found that when invoking ECL, the build process does not use
>  the flag -norc, and since my settings in ~/.ecl interfered with the
>  build, it failed. That should be taken into account.

OK, I'll put the -norc option in the makefile.


Robert Dodier

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