[Alpine-info] Building alpine on nevada (Solaris Express) gets
library not found on resulting executable
Benjamin R. Haskell
alpine at benizi.com
Sun Feb 17 09:41:27 PST 2008
On Sun, 17 Feb 2008, Jayakara Kini wrote:
> I too compile and use alpine on Solaris Express. I even distribute the
> compiled version to all my colleagues every time I build it. Almost all
> of them use Thunderbird in office and alpine from home (except me. I
> use alpine all the time). Some of them are using Solaris 8/9/10.
> They are able to use alpine just by using LD_LIBRARY_PATH set to
> /opt/csw/lib where they have installed openssl from blastwave.org.
> /usr/sfw/lib is not present on earlier releases of Solaris by default.
> That was an example. I find setting LD_LIBRARY_PATH and using it makes
> it more portable than hard linking it.
> I wouldn't like to see -R being used while linking. Alpine is also
> available through SFE packages for Solaris. Which means it can be
> downloaded and installed over the net on Solaris systems, with different
> configurations and library files in different locations.
> Compiling with -R will restrict its portability... :(
You might also be interested in using 'crle'. On our Solaris 8
machines, we generally installed stuff into /usr/csl. And eventually we
realized it was easier and better to set it system-wide than in
LD_LIBRARY_PATH. (google: LD_LIBRARY_PATH bad)
 crle - configure runtime linking environment
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