Re: libtool and --rpath

On  6 Jan, Gary V. Vaughan wrote:
> wrote:
>> I have a system where I compile and install programs in one
>> directory, and then I link those files to
>> /usr/local/{bin,lib,man,...}. It used to work fine until recently
>> when I started having problems with ldd not finding (certain) new
>> libraries. I narrowed it (I believe) to the use of --rpath in
>> libtool. How can I tell libpath to encode -Wl,/usr/local/lib when
>> compiling but have it install the actual files elsewhere? Right now,
>> I do:
>> configure --prefix=/my/dir
>> Then I edit the libtool script to put -Wl,/usr/local/lib but I'm sure
>> there's a better way to do this. Any help is appreciated.
> You need to build the files as if they are to be installed in the place
> you want to see them.  Whether you use `make install', a bunch of
> links or a custom program to arrange for them to be present at that
> destination is irrelevant.
> Try this:
> 	configure --prefix=/usr/local
> 	make
> 	make install prefix=/my/dir
> and then make your soft links from /usr/local to /my/dir.
> I used to do this often with a package manager I used to organize
> /usr/local, so I know it works.  IIRC the DESTDIR environment variable
> can be used with automake to do something similar.

Thant's exactly what I wanted. THanks!

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