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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH][TOOLS] ioemu: linking fix for *BSD

On Thursday 14 August 2008 12:12:12 Ian Jackson wrote:
> Christoph Egger writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH][TOOLS] ioemu: linking fix 
for *BSD"):
> > On Thursday 14 August 2008 11:58:38 Ian Jackson wrote:
> > > There doesn't seem to be anything BSD specific here.
> >
> > Right. It's the "ELF way". See my other mail. Sounds like you got a sort
> > of "culture shock". :)
> Err.  I'm from a Debian and Linux background, which has been doing ELF
> for approximately forever.  Did you read the two links Daniel Berrange
> posted ?

Yes. It is about finding different libc in different places. They claim
there's a potential problem w/o clearly stating it.
rpath allows you to explicitely specify which libc you want to use
at runtime.

> Your proposed patch would cause, on most ordinary builds, an -rpath to
> be supplied pointing at the system directories /usr/lib{,64}.  This
> would be wrong.

hmm... right. It should do anything in system dirs.
The patch needs to be redone. Maybe using a variable which is
empty on Linux ?


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