EPEL 6 cmake RPATH deafults?!?

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Fri May 4 22:44:30 UTC 2012

Richard Shaw wrote:

> I was having trouble building one of my packages for EL6 and I noticed
> it was failing during man file generation using help2man.
> It turns out that the cmake macros in EL6 use
> "-DCMAKE_SKIP_RPATH:BOOL=ON" where Fedora doesn't set this (so
> effectively OFF).
> This meant that there was no RPATH to the library required by the
> executable in the build tree and help2man was failing.
> Is there a good reason why this is the default in EL?
> On a side note. I wish EL would update to cmake 2.8. I had to do a log
> of patching of the cmake configuration to get it to build with 2.6.

file a bug (about both issues), we can at least fix the rpath one I think

-- rex

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