[tex-live] libkpathsea dynamically linked

Olaf Weber olaf at infovore.xs4all.nl
Wed Feb 26 19:56:12 CET 2003

Karl Berry writes:

>     People would have either to put the shared
>     libraries at a certain place in the filesystem (where the dynamic linker
>     looks by default or to a directory specified at compile-time) or fiddle
>     around with env-variables like LD_LIBRARY_PATH.

> Does -R../lib work?  Or does it get translated into an absolute path
> anyway?  Just a stray thought.  I definitely agree it will be much more
> reliable not to use shared libraries in TL.  They are a monster.

Relative RPATH doesn't work on all platforms that support shared

For TL, you shoudl configure with --disable-shared.

This can be made a default, I suppose...

Olaf Weber

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