Thanks for the pointer.
This has been incorporated into trunk as of r20041 and subsequently
nominated for backport to 1.3.x and 1.4.x.
On Tue, 6 Jun 2006, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "David Summers"
>> On Tue, 6 Jun 2006, Toby Johnson wrote:
>>> Marcus Rueckert wrote:
>>>> On 2006-06-06 10:56:19 -0400, Toby Johnson wrote:
>>>>> Issue 2. The "chrpath" call failed for me:
>>>>> --- 8< ----- snip ----- >8 ---
>>>>> + chrpath -r /usr/lib64
>>>>> no rpath or runpath tag found.
>>>>> error: Bad exit status from /home/toby/rpms/tmp/rpm-tmp.51994 (%install)
>>>> running chrpath inside the build process sounds a bit scary.
>>> That was my first reaction as well... if the library can't be found during
>>> the build, that sounds like a config problem. I'm pretty sure that the
>>> chrpath build-time dependency is a recent addition (in 1.3.1 I think);
>>> David, do you remember why this was needed?
>> I've been trying for a year or so to figure out why people with NFS and NIS
>> were having error/warning messages printed out in their /var/log/messages
>> with a path showing MY build environment home directory and saying it
>> couldn't find the libraries in that path.
>> I finally figured out a few months ago that it was the -rpath during the
>> build. I tried multiple ways of setting it during the build and couldn't
>> get it to change. I found out about the chrpath command and it took me all
>> of 5 minutes to try it out and fix the problem. If there is a better way,
>> I'm all ears; I've spent a lot of time on the problem over the last year or
>> so and this was the only way I could figure out to fix the problem.
> Take a look at the Fedora Core 5 SRPM and .spec file for subversion-1.3.1. It
> does some similar things, but not as part of the .spec file. Instead, the
> rpath option is moved out of the "LINK" command, and into a "LINK_LIBS"
> command, and that is called only when linking libraries, not when linking
> programs. This makes good sense to me and seems to help eliminate the RPM
> build whackiness, and can be backported to other versons of RedHat or Fedora.
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