linker run path

Benedikt Meurer Benedikt.Meurer at
Fri Feb 28 23:29:16 CET 2003


I've added an option --disable-rpath to libxfcegui4 and libxfce4mcs (other
modules will follow) to disable the hardcoding of run time library search
paths (especially the X11 library path) into the libs. This was requested
for Debian and may also be usefull on other Linux distros. But use this
option with care, cause it can prevent Xfce4 from running at all on
ELF based Unix systems, that rely on the library search path given
in the object files (either shared libraries or binaries). Use this
option only if you are completely sure, that you know what you are


Those who do not understand Unix are condemned to reinvent it, poorly.
    -- Henry Spencer

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