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Re: Adding to the end of the load path

From: Bruce Korb
Subject: Re: Adding to the end of the load path
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2012 08:35:13 -0800
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On 11/11/12 13:51, Mark H Weaver wrote:
> This is certainly the cleanest solution, but there is a complication: if
> a user has multiple versions of Guile installed on their system, some of
> which look for GUILE_LOAD_PATH_SUFFIX and some which do not, there is no
> way for them to configure their environment variables that will work
> correctly for all versions.  Guile 2.0.5 will be widely deployed until
> at least 2017, since it is part of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.  We have to cope
> with that somehow.

Declare Guile 2.0.5 to be buggy and recommend Ubuntu/Debian to
upgrade with a patch that fixes the LD_LIBRARY_PATH/*_LOAD_PATH stuff?

> What do you think?

Maybe a release that just fixes this bit and fold it
into the main branch, too.

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