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

Lionel Elie Mamane lionel at mamane.lu
Mon Jan 23 04:45:27 PST 2012

On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 09:07:13AM +0100, Stephan Bergmann wrote:
> On 01/22/2012 11:02 PM, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:

>> 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?

Yes, because in that case there is no libldap50.so; the OpenLDAP
library is called something like libldap{,_r}-2.4.so.2 (these are the
names on my system; I guess the _r version is the
thread-safe/reentrant one).

On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 09:26:08AM +0100, Stephan Bergmann wrote:
> On 01/23/2012 09:07 AM, Stephan Bergmann wrote:

>> One more reason to change it from an extension into a proper part
>> of LO, I would say.

> Lionel, what do you think about changing the extension into an
> integral part of LO 3.5?  It should make all problems go away (on
> all platforms; at least so I would think).  I could offer you to do
> the change, or land you a hand if you want to do it yourself.

Users loose the feature to use a newer PostgreSQL-SDBC with an older
LibreOffice. But Fridrich and you agree it fixes all our issues, so
OK, I consent to it. I'm happy to let you and/or Fridrich do the


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