[Libreoffice] [PATCH] rpath / ... for extensions (and the case of PostgreSQL-SDBC)

Stephan Bergmann sbergman at redhat.com
Mon Jan 23 00:07:13 PST 2012

On 01/22/2012 11:02 PM, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> LD_LIBRARY_PATH envvar? With GNU ld, it is the only one I see. MacOS X
> has "@executable_path" which is *exactly* what we want in this
> situation: It is replaced by the path to the directory containing the
> *main* executable, not the path to the shared library; from reading
> the manpage, GNU ld-linux has only $ORIGIN, which is the path to the
> shared library (that is called @loader_path on MacOS X).

Note that even Mac OS X's @executable_path is no general solution here 

> OTOH, even if we find a good way to handle "library load path" issue,
> it still does not solve the problem of how the .oxt will work with a
> LibreOffice compiled with --with-openldap, such as e.g. Debian's one.

In the --with-openldap case, postgresql-sdbc-impl.uno.so contained in 
the postgresql-sdbc oxt links against some other lib than libldap50.so? 
  One more reason to change it from an extension into a proper part of 
LO, I would say.


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