[gst-devel] what is the meaning of using '-LLIBDIR'?

rong wang rhong_wang at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 19 20:02:06 CET 2005

excerpted from log from "make install" of
Libraries have been installed in:

If you ever happen to want to link against installed
in a given directory, LIBDIR, you must either use
libtool, and
specify the full pathname of the library, or use the
flag during linking and do at least one of the
   - add LIBDIR to the `LD_LIBRARY_PATH' environment
     during execution
   - add LIBDIR to the `LD_RUN_PATH' environment
     during linking
   - use the `-Wl,--rpath -Wl,LIBDIR' linker flag
   - have your system administrator add LIBDIR to

See any operating system documentation about shared
libraries for
more information, such as the ld(1) and ld.so(8)
manual pages.

what is the meaning of "use the `-LLIBDIR'
flag during linking"? where I should use -LLIBDIR?
during configuration? Could you give an example?


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