[Xapian-devel] updated .spec file for xapian (FC6)

Fabrice Colin fabrice.colin at gmail.com
Thu Nov 9 01:41:18 GMT 2006

On 11/8/06, Olly Betts <olly at survex.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 08, 2006 at 11:18:21PM +0800, Fabrice Colin wrote:
> > Why is autoreconf needed ? I didn't run into any difficulty with libtool
> > when rebuilding the RPMs on FC6/x86-64, or applications that depend
> > on Xapian. Or did I miss something ?
> The libtool I bootstrap with (1.5.22 + a few patches) doesn't correctly
> detect that /usr/lib64 is on the default dynamic linker search path so
> it sets an rpath on the various binaries (xapian-compact, etc) for
> /usr/lib64 because it thinks that libxapian.so won't be found there
> otherwise.
> This doesn't cause any obvious problems, so you wouldn't notice it in
> normal use.  But many linux distros dislike having such rpaths
> (they can cause problems in some cases but I don't recall the details
> off the top of my head).  Fedora require it isn't set (Debian have a
> similar requirement, but they use /usr/lib32 and /usr/lib not /usr/lib
> and /usr/lib64 so we don't encounter this issue there).
Okie dokie. This makes sense.


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