[svlug] Any linker experts here?

Mark Jaffe jaffe.mark at gmail.com
Thu Jan 15 17:31:41 PST 2009

Thanks, Alan. Hope the New Year finds you well :-)

We discovered the -R flag for progname_LDFLAGS and that fixed it.


Alan DuBoff wrote:
> On Mon, 12 Jan 2009, Mark Jaffe wrote:
>>     libclntsh.so.8.0 => not found
>>     libwtc8.so => not found
>> ...
>> Is anyone familiar enough with using autoconf/automake to help 
>> resolve this? The problem manifests as inability to start the binary 
>> without forcing the additional path onto LD_LIBRARY_PATH. Other 
>> binaries using the same set of libs do not experience this issue.
> I try to never use LD_LIBRARY_PATH and think it's a bad crutch to rely 
> on.
> You can set the runtime shared library search path into the library at 
> link time to resolve the dependencies at runtime. That's the method I 
> prefer.
> You can pass those parameters to configure when using 
> autoconf/automake/libtool.
> -- 
> Alan DuBoff - Software Orchestration

Mark Jaffe            | Some Guy
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