[Haskell-cafe] Cabal bug? (was Re: Cabal: --enable-shared and executables)

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Sun Nov 3 23:13:48 UTC 2013

On Sun, Nov 3, 2013 at 5:05 PM, Albert Y. C. Lai <trebla at vex.net> wrote:

> It is usually desirable to set RPATH to libs' installation locations
> rather than libs' build trees

May I note that this is system dependent? OS X compiles in full paths (and
DYLD_LIBRARY_PATH overrides these, which is part of why it's much more
dangerous than Linux's LD_LIBRARY_PATH). On the other end, I don't think
Windows has much of an RPATH mechanism at all.

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