[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Fix 'make test' when shared libraries are built.

Víctor Paesa wzrlpy
Mon Oct 13 18:27:08 CEST 2008


M?ns Rullg?rd said:
> Dave Dodge <dododge at dododge.net> writes:
>> On Thu, Oct 09, 2008 at 03:46:41PM +0100, M??ns Rullg??rd wrote:
>>> LD_LIBRARY_PATH is a gnu thing, so this will not work on e.g.
>>> Solaris.
>> Aside: I'm pretty sure the LD_LIBRARY_PATH scheme originated in SunOS4
>> in the late 1980s.  Sun carried it forward into Solaris, and other
>> Unix linkers (including glibc) copied the idea from there.
> Right, for once, Solaris isn't the breaking one.  I'm sure there are any
> number of other OSes that don't use LD_LIBRARY_PATH, however.

That's correct. For example, LD_LIBRARY_PATH is ignored by Windows, that
instead uses PATH to look for both EXE's and dynamic libraries.


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