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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] gcc.jam weirdness (was: Boost-1.36.0 FreeBSD patches for review)
From: Steve M. Robbins (steve_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-25 19:29:34

On Sat, Oct 25, 2008 at 08:34:33AM -0400, Alexander Sack wrote:
> > 2) The default even on Linux and gcc's rtld is /lib as you can see
> >> above. Putting it in /lib is not wrong in my book but it may not
> >> achieve what this line is really looking for (well get to that in a
> >> sec)
> >
> > Yes: the run-time loader searches /lib, /usr/lib, and the like. Since
> > LD_LIBRARY_PATH is for *NONSTANDARD* locations, you *do* *not* put
> > /lib into it.
> Well then why are we setting it up in the first place?

That's the $64,000 question. I'm hoping someone who understands
jam will answer it.


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