Unusual symlink after 'make install'

Guillem Jover guillem at hadrons.org
Wed May 30 16:44:30 PDT 2012


On Wed, 2012-05-30 at 10:31:54 -0400, Ryan Mullen wrote:
> If I configure libbsd-0.4.0 as such:
> ./configure --prefix=`pwd`/prefix --mandir=`pwd`/prefix/man
> --libdir=`pwd`/prefix/usr/lib
> 'make install' gives me this symlink in ./prefix/usr/lib:
> libbsd.so -> ../../../../../../../../../../libbsd.so.0.4.0
> The target of this symlink does not exist.

> Did I configure incorrectly? Please advise.

Hrm, not at all, this is a problem with the build system, I'll be
issuing a 0.4.1 in a moment. With 0.4.0 this can be worked around
by setting runtimelibdir on the «make install» command.


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