[Ecls-list] rpath issues

cedric cellier rixed at happyleptic.org
Wed Mar 19 10:39:04 UTC 2008

-[ Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 10:12:17AM +0100, Peter Adolphs ]----
> I don't think that /usr/local/lib is standard lib path on all Linux systems. At
> least in my Ubuntu 6.06 chroot environment, /usr/local/lib/libecl.so wasn't
> found by the dynamic loader. So setting LD_LIBRARY_PATH (or adding
> /usr/local/lib to ld.so.conf if that lib path should be available in general)
> will be indispensible for a default ecl installation with plain ./configure &&
> make && sudo make install on those systems, otherwise all users not having that
> knowledge of how dynamic libraries are found will have the impression that the
> package is now broken.

Don't you think that users who install additional packages using
configure && make install are already aware that this installs
things in /usr/local by default, and that their dynamic loader
should be configured accordingly ?

More information about the ecl-devel mailing list