On 10/03/2008, Tom spot Callaway <tcallawa(a)redhat.com> wrote:
On Mon, 2008-03-10 at 16:14 +0100, Dominik 'Rathann'
> On Monday, 10 March 2008 at 15:24, Rex Dieter wrote:
> > > On the other hand, maybe I should be allowed to
> > > include an rpath in this situation because I really always want to be
> > > linked to that particular libperl.so
> > This is a case where rpath usage is acceptable, imo.
> I wonder why libperl is not a proper library then. I see that it has no SONAME.
> Are there any plans upstream to make it a proper library?
Not that I'm aware of. IMHO, this is a valid rpath exception case.
Does this also hold for Java native packages that need libjava.so and
its friends (which are under /usr/lib/jvm/java/.../$arch/...) ?
Mary Ellen Foster -- http://homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk/mef/
Informatik 6: Robotics and Embedded Systems, Technische Universität München
and ICCS, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh