some recent changes in build system / scp2

Stephan Bergmann sbergman at
Tue Nov 11 02:59:43 PST 2014

On 11/11/2014 11:22 AM, Michael Stahl wrote:
> On 11.11.2014 09:38, Stephan Bergmann wrote:
>> On 11/10/2014 09:19 PM, Michael Stahl wrote:
>> If we settle on a fixed location of instdir/ relative to workdir/, we
>> can get rid of the need to fiddle with LD_LIBRARY_PATH (Linux etc.)
>> resp. DYLD_LIBRARY_PATH (Mac) in bin/run (and in gb_Helper_set_ld_path).
> yes... but we can't do so for Windows (which requires setting PATH) so
> this will mean that your average Linux developer will add something that
> doesn't work on Windows and then Windows developers will try it and get
> frustrated that it doesn't work [see also: the other reply to the parent
> mail].

but that shouldn't be an issue when bin/run is adapted for Windows and 
sets PATH there

> also, you'll still need to set the URE_BOOTSTRAP variable.


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