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From: John Maddock (dr_john_maddock_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-09-27 06:30:02

> I'm porting the regression test system to Boost.Build V2 and
> causes some problems. The test does not run, because it can find shared
> library. This happens on Linux.
> It works with V1 because it set LD_LIBRARY_PATH before running the test.
> In V2, there's a choice. First alternative would be to use the same logic
> V1 uses. But on gcc, it's possible to use new <hardcode-dll-paths>
> which will append necessary -rpath options to compiler. In that case, the
> binary would run ok even if no environment variable is set.
> The question is: will adding -rpath options be ok? I actually don't
> what the test does so can't judge myself.

The test simply verifies that dll building and linking work OK, it doesn't
really matter how the dll is found at runtime.


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