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Re: [gpsd-dev] Example code for libgps using shared memory

From: Gary E. Miller
Subject: Re: [gpsd-dev] Example code for libgps using shared memory
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2017 14:48:18 -0800

Yo Fred!

On Wed, 15 Nov 2017 13:42:18 -0800 (PST)
Fred Wright <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Thu, 9 Nov 2017, David Huichen Dai wrote:
> > And I would like to report that after installation, the path to the
> > library (/usr/local/lib) will not be added to the
> > environmental variable automatically.
> > After I add the path to LD_LIBRARY_PATH manually, the code using
> > the shared memory method works properly.  
> Anything that requires setting LD_LIBRARY_PATH is broken.  Did you
> rerun ldconfig after the install?

I disagree.  /usr/local/lib is not in LD_LIBRARY_PATH by default, and the
FHS has us install in /usr/local/llib to not step on system libraries.

Almost 40 years of existing practice tells us to do it that way too.

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